Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea

Héron cendré

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Grey Heron
The Grey Heron, Ardea cinerea is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae, native throughout temperate Europe and Asia and also parts of Africa. It is resident in the milder south and west, but many birds retreat in winter from the ice in colder regions.
  • Garza Real
  • Garça-real
  • Graureiher
  • Ardea cinerea
  • Pelecaniformes

The species

Classification

Order  : Pélécaniformes
Family : Ardeidae
Species : Grey Heron

Geographic range by countries


specie's pictures

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The picture

O.Net ref. : geth25517
Author : G. Theron
Nature Photography

Shooting

date : 2006 Dec
Country : South Africa (sf)
Region : Free State
Place : Willem Pretorius-Wildtuin Willem Pretorius-Wildtuin
Lat. : 28° 18' 0'' South
Lng. : 27° 10' 42'' East

Exif Data [+] [-]


Model : Canon EOS 20D
Exposure : 1/800 s
aperture : 5.6
Focal length : 700 mm
Iso : 100
Flash : no