Night-heron

Recent sightings of Night-heron

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
26/08/20NIGHT-HERONLea Farm Lake1F J Cottington
10:40
Over South 10:40 per Geoff Emmett, nice pic on Facebook.  
23/08/20NIGHT-HERONSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R Gilham
20:40
Negative news
juv. No sign from 6:00PM...  
22/08/20NIGHT-HERONSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R Gilham
20:30
Negative news
juv. No sign at lake or in trees adjacent to hide.  
21/08/20NIGHT-HERONSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R Dryden
20:20
imm. Flew across Sandford over the trees towards the Loddon.  
19/08/20NIGHT-HERONSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R Marsh
15:30
Flew off over Sandford Lane.  
19/08/20NIGHT-HERONSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1F J Cottington
14:09
Still present in trees above reed bed near hide. Best viewed from path on West side. Parking spaces are available on and off in the lay-by, if none free please use the Aviation museum car park just 10 minute walk away. If you would like to make a donation towards the LWT new hide at Lea Farm to show appreciation for the news being passed out quickly please use this link https://www.gofundme.com/f/fraser039s-campaign-for-lavell039s-wetland-trust.  
19/08/20NIGHT-HERONSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R H Stansfield
13:49
juv. Still present and showing well sat in tree above reed bed in south west corner.  
19/08/20NIGHT-HERONSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R H Stansfield
12:34
juv. Just flown in and sat on island.  
16/08/20NIGHT-HERONSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1C McEwan
19:20
Flew out of trees chased by a Lapwing across the front of the hide and lost again in the trees to the left.  
16/08/20NIGHT-HERONSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1F J Cottington
19:07
Seen flying across lake by AJ and Mark Lauri, may have landed in reeds by hide on South side. Advice to any visitors tomorrow, there is very limited parking in lay-bys, do not block any gates. Please use the aviation museum car park https://www.google.co.uk/maps/dir/51.4494425,-0.8777051/51.450694,-0.883096/@51.4501479,-0.881782,465m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!4m1!3e2.  

Past records of Night-heron

YearDetails
2020Dinton Pastures CP, juvenile, 6th-26th August. *
1987Thatcham Marsh, immature, 30th July to 6th August, again nearby site, 30th August to end of September.
1983Wraysbury GPs, adult male, 4th-8th May.
1976Burghfield, immature, 16th January to 4th March.