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Sighting of juvenile Heron

We are very happy that (an ornithologist has confirmed) this is a fledgling we spotted in the park. Advertisements

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The Grey Herons Have Two Chicks!

Since the work has temporarily halted, the Herons have returned to the park and have built another nest on the island and had two chicks! The chicks are quite large but still have grey feathers all over and we have … Continue reading

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But the wildlife will just move somewhere else, right?

Areas of Alexandra Park get fenced off, tree felling and wildlife habitat destruction takes place, and wild birds seem to be getting on with their lives… so what’s the problem? If we destroy their habitat, they’ll just move somewhere else, … Continue reading

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These trees surrounding the lake are to be felled

Here is a gallery of the beautiful trees surrounding the lake which are to be felled.

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Heron Pair at Nest in Alexandra Park 15th Feb 2013

Located  on East side of  island closest to children’s center Please look out for them. Ecologist on site has been asked to report on this 18th Feb 2013 and a request made to Manchester City Council  to stop tree works … Continue reading

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Heron makes most of tree cover around lake

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What an amazing sight – only a metre from the path around the lake. I just turned to look at the lake and there it was! The photo below shows the heron in context – most of the trees and … Continue reading

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