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heronry

a colony of breeding herons
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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.
Mosquito collection in heronries and antibodies to Japanese encephalitis virus in birds in Asansol-Dhanbad region.
Join the rangers in the bird hide to take a close-up look at the herons on one of Warwickshire's largest heronries. Free event but book in advance on 024 7645 3720.
Prior to the onset of monsoon the Park administration undertakes the annual maintenance of mounts for trees on which heronries are situated, gathering soil from close-by.
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).
Heronries in the month of June are very noisy places.
Heronries are the sources of breeding population of herons, egrets and other associate water birds, also play very vital role in the conservation of these birds.