Great Egret (Ardea alba)

STATUS AT LONGHAM LAKES

Rare but increasing visitor.

1. 1 on 11th November 2006 (Bird Watching magazine)
2. 1 on the edge of Hampreston Fields, 7th May 2013 (Leigh Balmforth).
3. 1 over the site at 08.40 on 16th July 2013 (Alan Pearce).
4. Probably the same bird over the northern end of the site on 27th July 2013, then flew west over the river. (Alan Pearce).

3 Great Egrets, Longham Lakes, 2/2/17 (Lorne Bissell)

3 Great Egrets, Longham Lakes, 2/2/17 (Lorne Bissell)

5. 1 on 23rd November then 2 on 25th and finally 3 from 29th November to the end of the year. An unpercented arrival.

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