Grey Heron
Ardea cinerea

– large bird, slightly smaller than White Stork
– diurnal/nocturnal migrant
– migrates singly or in small to medium flocks in formation

BIF623_MPU_I8Z8590_100630_gheron-1-AD_hu_kiskinsagi
Grey Heron Ardea c. cinerea, AD
BIF0623, 30/06/2010, Kiskinsági, Hungary, Mathias Putze
BIF624_MPU_I8Z8592_100630_gheron-1-AD_hu_kiskinsagi
Grey Heron Ardea c. cinerea, AD
BIF0624, 30/06/2010, Kiskinsági, Hungary, Mathias Putze
BIF625_MPU_I8Z6637_100201_gheron-1-IM_d_leipzig
Grey Heron Ardea c. cinerea, IMM
BIF0625, 01/02/2010, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF626_MPU_I8Z5786_100110_gheron-1-AD_d_leipzig
Grey Heron Ardea c. cinerea, AD
BIF0626, 10/01/2010, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze

Grey Heron Ardea c. cinerea, 1CY
BIF1389, 24/08/2016, Börgerende, Roland Neumann

Grey Heron Ardea c. cinerea, AD
BIF1390, 08/12/2015, North Sea, offshore, Roland Neumann
BIF628-1_MPU_PM_8883_110929_gheron-FL_wgegret-3_d_leipzig
Grey Heron Ardea c. cinerea
Western Great Egret Ardea a. alba
BIF0628, 29/09/2011, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF724-2_MPU_I1Q8887_150218_pheron-1-1CY_gheron-1-AD_oman_taqah
Grey Heron Ardea c. cinerea, AD
Purple Heron Ardea p. purpurea, 2CY

BIF0724, 18/02/2015, Taqah, Oman, Mathias Putze
BIF627_MPU_PMA6124_110420_gheron-1-AD_d_leipzig
Grey Heron Ardea c. cinerea, AD
BIF0627, 20/04/2011, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF629_MPU_PUM2694_120305_gheron-FL_d_havelland
Grey Heron Ardea c. cinerea
BIF0629, 05/03/2012, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF680-3_PFR06946_2-10_120406_gheron-cinerea-2-FC_d_huetten_REF-S
Grey Heron Ardea c. cinerea
BIF0680, 06/04/2012, Hütten, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

comparison species:
Purple Heron
Western Great Egret

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