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Grey heron

Ardea cinerea

Description:

Looks like a type of heron, white head and gray body

Habitat:

In the Boboli Gardens in Florance, Italy. The bird was on a statue in the middle of a man made concrete pond.

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Grey heron
Ardea cinerea Grey heron


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1 Comment

rydenc17
rydenc17 9 years ago

I updated the spotting with some higher-resolution photos taken with an actual camera. After some research, the great blue heron and the gray heron look very similar. The great blue heron inhabits North America while the gray heron lives across Eurasia, and since I spotted this bird in Italy, I think it's a gray heron.

rydenc17
Spotted by
rydenc17

Firenze, TOS, Italy

Spotted on Jun 26, 2014
Submitted on Jun 28, 2014

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