Rookery ... Heronry
mcallkrm at dfw.wa.gov
Sun Mar 31 18:38:24 PST 2002
On Sat, 23 Mar 2002, Cliff Drake wrote:
> Someone asked me recently why we call it a heronry and not a rookery. I
> couldn't answer him other than to say everyone else does it. So why do we?
Where's Steve Herman? Oh well, I can paraphrase what he has said on this subject.
Rookeries are where Rooks are raised... not herons.
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
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