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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The size of a Grey Heron, standing a metre tall, this yellow-billed egret is following the pattern of the Little Egret's spread into Wales during the 1990s.
The 64km (40 miles) that separate the towns of Nairn and Buckie are home to some of our finest beaches where there is a vast array of wildlife: grey heron, wigeon, greenshank, knot, osprey, grey and harbour seals, bottlenose dolphins, harbour porpoises and minke whales is just a selection.
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2: Grey Heron at Ra's Mohamed national Park -- Ahmed Waheed Grey Heron, appearing in the image is one of few surviving birds of its own species.