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Grey Heron

Ardea cinerea

Description:

The Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae, native throughout temperate Europe and Asia and also parts of Africa. It is resident in the milder south and west, but many birds retreat in winter from the ice in colder regions. It has become common in summer even inside the Arctic circle along the Norwegian coast.(wikipedia)



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7 Comments

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 6 years ago

thank you

RiekoS
RiekoS 6 years ago

Your spottings are always special. I love your second picture.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 6 years ago

So beautiful! There's a Global Flight mission that this series would be perfect for.

patty
patty 6 years ago

Wondeful bird and series Hemant! It is pretty amazing to see these big birds fly; the first picture is really amazing as you caught a one moment posture of the heron´s body. Lovely! Greetings =)

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 6 years ago

great series !

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

fantastic series!

HemantKumar
Spotted by
HemantKumar

India

Lat: 15.58, Long: 79.76

Spotted on Jan 14, 2013
Submitted on Jan 14, 2013

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