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Grey Heron

Ardea cinerea

FAMILY ARDEIDAE
(HERONS) 

Habitat: Lakes and other wetlands, seashores

Distribution: Europe, Asia, Africa; migrates in winter to India

Diet: Fish, frogs, insects, small mammals, reptiles and birds

Distinguishing features: Large size, grey upperparts and white underparts, slender long neck, pinkish-yellow powerful bill





13-Nov-2011
13-Nov-2011 Grey Heron Pic: Sujesh S.
Pic: Sujesh S.

11-Nov-2011
11-Nov-2011 Grey Heron Pic: SK Srinivas
Pic: SK Srinivas