Egret Nest

Over the last couple of days a pair of little egrets have been busy nest building in the ibis aviary. As you can see they have used a lot of sticks so far and are still adding to it. In the wild egrets often build their nests in trees, ours have built where several perches meet.

The birds in our colony arrived in 2010 from Bristol Zoo and Wildwood and this is their first attempt at nesting.

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