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Grey Heron

Ardea cinerea

Description:

It is a large bird, standing up to 100 cm tall and measuring 84–102 cm long with a 155–195 cm wingspan. The body weight can range from 1.02–2.08 kg. Its plumage is largely grey above, and off-white below.

Habitat:

Found in a shallow pond at sports fields in Noorhoek, Western Cape.

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Smith Zoo
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Smith Zoo

Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 22, 2013
Submitted on Mar 24, 2013

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