Big Bill - The Story of a Heron (1978)

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  • Featuring

    Eric Thompson

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


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  • Category

    Non Fiction


The life history of a European grey heron is woven around the story of one particular bird and its parents. After he has chipped out of the egg, they rear him in a heronry. They are seen nestbuilding, courting, mating and incubating. Bill fishes for trout, goldfish and eels. Deals with the influences on breeding success and survival. Intended for general audiences.

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