Grey Heron.Usually a solitary bird but can be found in groups.They stand patiently at the waters edge waiting for a chance to catch a fish.Excellent fishers.Breed in colonies called "Heronies",usually in trees,but can nest in reedbeds or a cliff edge
 
 
 
Pair of Herons-one ready for breeding season(bill changes from yellow to reddish colour)
 
 
 
Grey Heron
 
 
Grey Heron in the evening sunset in Haverigg bay.
 
 
An excellent venue can be visited where these birds can be seen close up, is Muncaster Castle,the home of the World Owl Centre.www.muncaster.co.uk
 
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