Purple Heron

Ardea purpurea


Very rare passage migrant.



BOU Name
Purple Heron
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Status
EBSIP (18, 7, 25)
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Purple Heron 07 Apr 2021 Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge Steve Grimwade 1 Adult in area west of first hide
Purple Heron 07 Apr 2021 Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge Andrew Allen 1 Seen in flight
Purple Heron 02 Apr 2021 Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge Martin Singleton 1 Seen in flight being chased by Canada Geese. On track from car park in field behind first owl box.
Purple Heron 02 Sep 2018 Abberton Reservoir John Fell 1 Juvenile showing well roosting in trees to SW of LBC
Purple Heron 02 Sep 2018 Abberton Reservoir Sean Nixon 1 Flew high NE from NW end of LBC with Grey Heron at dusk
Purple Heron 02 Sep 2018 Abberton Reservoir David Allen 1
Purple Heron 01 Sep 2018 Layer Breton Stephen Entwistle 1 Juv In trees n/ w side (not found by me)
Purple Heron 01 Sep 2018 Abberton Reservoir David Allen 1 Flew at the back Layer Breton causeway and perched in a tree
Purple Heron 09 Apr 2016 Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea David Hale 1 Good flight views past scrape hide at 16 30 & 17 30hrs.
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