A Heron is the largest bird of egret family in Korea.
This bird is a summer bird breeding in the whole Korea and some go through winter in the south area and island.
This bird lives in a rice field, a stream, or a tideland and eats a frog, a fish or a snake.Nowolli Heron Breeding Site of Jincheon is a place which a number of Egrets and Herons breed on the Ginkgo tree in Nowon-ri preservation area.
When the Egret and the heron build a nest together, the Heron lives on the top of a tree and Middle-big Heron and Middle Heron do on the middle of a tree.
Now, this Ginkgo tree is dying owing to bird's excrement, so only the Middle-big Heron of 5~6 nests habitate.Nowolli Heron Breeding Site of Jincheon is designated and is protected as a Natural Monument because of water pollution and decrease of the number of Heron causing to a reduction of its food - a frog, a loach and damages by tourists.