Species Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758 (Grey heron)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- order: Pelecaniformes
  • --- family: Ardeidae
  • ---- species: Ardea cinerea
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 100 cm; grey plumage; long neck; white head with black eye-stripe that ends on a wispy plume; pointed, yellow bill; long, yellow legs
References:Sinclair 1994: 52
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