grey heron

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grey heron

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gray heron

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(Animals) a large European heron, Ardea cinerea, with grey wings and back and a long black drooping crest
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Translations
airone cenerino
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Kiziroglu (1989) considered Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, Alauda arvensis, Ardea cinerea, Botaurus stellaris, Circus aeruginosus, Columba palumbus, Fulica atra, Gallinula chloropus, Haliaeetus albicilla, Lullula arborea, Motacilla cinerea, Otis tarda, Otus scops, Oenanthe oenanthe, Phoenicurus phoenicurus, Podiceps cristatus, Podiceps nigricollis, Rallus aquaticus, Saxicola rubetra, Saxicola torquata, Tachybaptus ruficollis, Turdus philomelos and Vanellus vanellus to be local resident species were identified to be summer migrants, while Aegithalos caudatus, Anser anser, Coccothraustes coccothraustes and Regulus regulus reported to be local residents were found to be winter migrants during the present study.
Manjinji Pan had the highest evenness (J' = 0.59) of bird species and the highest number of water fowls and other birds that depend on riparian forests for such resources as food (e.g., Eremopterix leucotis, Butorides striatus and Ardea cinerea).
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) at the River Wansbeck near Sheepwash by Jim Jones
Yn y coed yma, mae'r creyr glas (Ardea cinerea; Heron) a'r creyr bach (Egretta garzetta; little egret) yn nythu.
In addition to the wild duck species in the Anatidae family of birds, Joie Matillano of Western Philippines University (WPU) noted that there were also Oriental dwarf kingfishers (Ceyx erithaca); Blue-eared kingfishers (Alcedo meninting); Common flamebacks (Dinopium javanense); Hooded pittas (Pitta sordida); Common kingfishers (Alcedo atthis); Ashy-headed babblers (Malacocincla cinereiceps); Grey-cheeked bulbul (Alophoixus bres); Grey herons (Ardea cinerea); Great egrets (Ardea alba); Western osprey (Pandion haliaetus); Spangled drongo (Dicrurus bracteatus); and Pin-striped tit babblers (Mixornis gularis) that reside in the only freshwater lake in the province's mainland.
HERON FACTFILE LATIN name : Ardea cinerea Family: Bitterns and herons (Ardeidae) Where to see them: Around any kind of water - garden ponds, lakes, rivers - and even on estuaries.
spp (Digenea: Heterophyidae: Pygidiopsinae) in the grey heron Ardea cinerea L.
Tinaminyssus belopolskii was described in Russia in Ardea cinerea (Linnaeus, 1758) (Bregetova, 1950 apud Pence, 1975), other Ardeidae reported for this nasal mite were Egretta caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758), Butorides virescens (Linnaeus, 1758), Egretta thula (Molina, 1782), and Egretta tricolor (Statius Muller, PL, 1776), in the State of Louisiana, United States of America (Pence, 1972).
An adult male grey heron (Ardea cinerea [Aves: Ciconiiformes]), was rescued in Sakai, Osaka, Japan, and euthanatized because of severe injury to both legs.
Results have shown that final breeding success is negatively correlated with colony size in Grey Herons (Ardea cinerea) in Belgium [7] and Great Blue Herons (Ardea herodias) in Canada [8].
On stagnant salt water, he saw the (White) Cattle Egret (Bubulcus Ibis), the Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) and wild duck.
This is the case of greater cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) and grey heron (Ardea cinerea), which are responsible for significant fish losses at Veta la Palma, 20% of potential annual yield.