Purple Heron in Surrey.--On 18th September 1955 I disturbed a juvenile Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea) in a patch of rather close-growing reeds at the south end of Frensham Little Pond, six miles N . W . of Haslemere, Surrey. First seen indistinctly in the reeds, with which its general coloration blended very well, it appeared predominantly brown, definitely smaller than a Heron (A. cinerea), and mo...

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