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
Translations
airone cenerino
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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).
The most abundant animal utilizing the basin was the Ardea cinerea (D11), with 22.
Eastern marshy area of the lake which had served as a perfect retreat for Egretta garzetta (little egret), Ardea cinerea (grey heron), Ardea purpurea (purple heron), Gallinula chloropus (common moorhen) and Porphyrio porphyrio (purple moorhen) has now been completely dried.