Green-backed Heron in Humberside. On 27th November 1982, together with other observers, including T. Bell and P. A. Bentley, we were searching for a Great White Egret Egretta alba that had been reported in the Thorngumbald area on the north side of the River Humber (Brit. Birds 76: 100 and 481). Having spent two hours scouring the area to no avail, we decided, fortuitously as it turned out, to mak


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