Frankland, J. B, Withers, M, Bignal, E, Baird, J. A, Pennington, M. G, Wright, E, Roworth, P, Smith, A. E & Howe, S / November 1989 – vol. 82, issue 11, pp 564–569 Western Reef Heron eating Phylloscopus warblers. On 11th March 1984, in a well-watered hotel garden at Hurghada, Egypt, a solitary Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis schistacea was observed at close quarters. Suddenly, the heron darted forward and took a small Phylloscopus from low in a rose bush. The heron continued to hunt in this manner (relatively unconcerned by my presence, 5-10 m distant), a... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.