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heronry

a colony of breeding herons
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Therefore, awareness program about the beneficial status of cattle egret is suggested to protect their heronries from anthropogenic activities.
It is worth mentioning that the same threats were also reported in southern heronries in Tunisia (Chokri and Selmi, 2011) where chick productivity was controlled by accessibility of breeding sites to terrestrial predators.
Associated Type of Heronries--As the heronries were within the anthropogenic approach.
For this purpose, keepers of parks, rabbit warrens and heronries were ordered to produce venison and wildfoul for their masters' tables.
Although they hunt alone, herons raise their young in colonies called heronries, in rough nests of sticks.
Herons are sensitive to disturbance by humans in isolated areas, but not at urban sites," says Ross Vennesland, a graduate student at Canada's Simon Fraser University, who has studied how the residents of different British Columbia heronries react to nearby human activities.
By the mid-1980s, over 20 heronries were documented near residential areas in Texas (Telfair & Thompson 1986).
A lottery grant is funding a centre for the study of gunpowder history on this site, which already supports one of the country's largest heronries.
The recent North Wales Breeding Bird Atlas shows around 50 heronries in North Wales, widespread across the six counties, though Anglesey has the greatest number.
Protection and management of the property will help safeguard habitat for several species listed as State Endangered, as well as protecting foraging habitat for one of the largest and most diverse heronries on the East Coast and critical overwintering habitat for the bald eagle.
Beneath the untidy rookeries and heronries woodland flowers such as lesser celandine and bluebells will be pushing up their first leaves (lesser celandine can already be seen in many places).