Great Blue Herons of Beacon Hill Park by Janis Ringuette
Nearly three hundred giant birds resembling
prehistoric pterodactyls congregated in one small area of Beacon Hill
Park in 2004. The sights, sounds and smells produced by this large Great
Blue Heron colony were spectacular. Explore the life of the Great Blue Herons living in Beacon Hill Park by Janis Ringuette.
Blue Heron Colony attacked by eagles.The Beacon Hill Park heron colony was
abandoned in May, 2007. They did not return in 2008. This article
by Janis Ringuette describes life in the colony in its heyday, before relentless attacks by
three Bald eagles led to the abandonment of seventy-one nests. A full
report on the 2007 calamity begins Chapter 22 of the Beacon Hill Park
Great White Bear of Beacon Hill Park
For 24 years Beacon Hill Park was the home of a white bear! Read about the bear's life and history as documented in Beacon Hill Park History by Janis Ringuette.
1924 - Ursus Kermodei cub arrives ...
Hornaday was hoping to send the cub to the New York City zoo...