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Grey Heron

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Grey Heron

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Ardea cinerea Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Ardeidae Family
90-100cm  (175-195 cm wingspan.) Length
Lakes, pool, wetlands, lagoons, estuaries, rivers, streams,  slow and still mainly fresh water. . Range:- Endemic to Habitat
Altitude
Range
4-5 eggs Nests in large colonies, trees  eggs, incubation, by both parents, days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, chicks, crustaceans & large insects. Food  
  Habits
3698 - TSN: 174782 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Bloureier
Arabic: البلشون الرمادي, البلشون الرمادي الزرقي, الزرقي, مالك الحزين الرمادي
Araucanian: Xrla
Mapundungun: Xrla
Asturian: Garcia Rial
Azerbaijani: Boz vağ, Boz vağ quşu
Belarusian: eraja čapla, Сiва чапля, Шэра чапля, шэрая чапля
Bulgarian: siva čapla, Сива чапла
Bengali: সারস
Tibetan: Kam ka
Breton: Ar gerc'heiz louet, Gerc'heiz, Kerc'heiz, kerc'heiz louet, Marc'harid-gouzoug-hir
Bosnian: Caplja
Catalan: Agr blau, Bernat pescaire, Garsa
Catalan (Balears): Agr blau
Valencian: Agr blau, Garsa
Czech: volavka popelav
Chuvash: Răвак чарлан
Welsh: Cryr glas, cryr glas, Crychydd, Crёyr Glas, Garan
Danish: Fiskehejre
German: Fischreiher, Graureiher, Graureiher-cinerea
Greek: stachtotsiknias, Σταχτοτσικνιάς, Ψαροφάς
Greek (Cypriot): Ψαροφάς
Emiliano-romagnolo: Sghirz
English: Common Gray Heron, Common Grey Heron, Common Heron, European Common Heron, Gray Heron, Gray Heron (Gray), Grey Heron
Esperanto: Griza ardeo
Spanish: Garza Real
Estonian: hallhaigur
Basque: Bernat pescaire, koartza hauskara, Lertxun, Lertxun hauskara
Persian: حواصيل , ماهيخوار
Finnish: Harmaahaikara
Faroese: Hakaspja, Hegri, Pinnur reyv
French: Hron cendr, Hron hupp
Frisian: ielreager
Irish: Corr isc, corr risc, garza real
Gaelic: Corra Riathach, Corra-Ghritheach
Galician: Bernat pescaire, Garza real
Guarani: Hoko, Kuarahy mimby, Mbaguarĩ
Gujarati: બગલો
Manx: Coar ny hastan, Coayr, Coayr Glass, Coayr ny Hastan
Hebrew: אנפה אפורה
Hindi: [vagulaa], Sambal narai, बगुला
Croatian: Siva Caplja, Siva Čaplja
Hungarian: szrke gm
Armenian: [gorsh dzknkul], [Mokhraguyn Taregh ], գորշ ձկնկուլ, Մոխրագույն Տառեղ
Indonesian: Cangak Abu, Cangkak abu
Icelandic: grhegri
Italian: Airon, Airne, Airone cenerino, Airun, Aurana
Modenese: Airun
Napulitano: Airne, Aurana
Paduan: Airon
Japanese: aosagi, Ao-sagi
Japanese: アオサギ
Georgian: რუხი ყანჩა
Khakas: Пора слен
Kazakh: Бөр құтан
Korean: 왜가리
Kashmiri: [Breg]
Kwangali: Samunkoma
Latin: Ardea cinerea, Ardea cinerea [cinerea Group], Ardea cinerea cinerea
Ligurian: Perdigiorni
Lithuanian: Gęė, Govaras, Kumpakaklis, pilkasis garnys, Pilkasis starkus
Latvian: dzese, dzēse, Ğēse, Kārnis, zivju gārnis
Moksha: Вачкурган, Пучкаргаен, Сенькс
Malagasy: Langoromavo, Vano, Vanokasira
Macedonian: Пепелава (Сива) чапја, Сива чапjа
Malayalam: ചാരമുണ്ടി
Mongolian: Хухэ дэглы, Хөх дэглий
Marathi: बगळा
Malay: Pucung Seriap, Seriap
Maltese: Russett griz, russett griż
Dutch: Blauwe Reiger
Flemish: Reiger
Norwegian: grhegre
Occitan: bernat pescaire
Punjabi: ਬਗਲਾ
Polish: czapla siwa
Portuguese: gara real, gara-cinza, Gara-real, Garca-real-europeia, gara-real-europia
Portuguese (Brazil): gara-cinza, Garca-real-europeia, gara-real-europia
Quechua: Wajjchilla
Romansh: irun grisch
Romanian: Kokosturka, Kokosturko, strc cenusiu, strc cenuşiu
Romany: Kokosturko
Russian: seraja caplja, Серая цапля, Цапля серая
Sanskrit: वकः
Sardinian: Garza, Menga, Mengoni, Perdigiorronadas
Scots: Corra ghritheach, Corra riathach
Northern Sami: higir
Slovak: volavka popolav
Slovenian: siva caplja, siva čaplja, sivacaplja
Albanian: apka e prhime
Serbian: siva caplja, siva čaplja, Сива цаплја, Сива чапља
Sotho, Southern: Kokolofitoe
Swedish: Gr hger, Grhger, Hger
Swahili: Koikoi Kijivu, Kongoti, Korongo
Tamil: [Sambal narai]
Thai: นกกระสานวล
Turkmen: klrengi balıkıl
Tswana: Kklhutw
Turkish: Gri balıkıl, gri balykyl, Klrengi balıkıl
Tatar: Boz balıq il
Tuvinian: Бора коонгук, кыткылык
Ukrainian: sira čaplja, сiра чапля, Сіра чапля, Чапля сіра
Venetian: Sgarza
Vietnamese: Diệc xm
Sorbian, Lower: Źiwa ytawa
Sorbian, Upper: ěra čapla
Wolof: Noobine
Kalmyk: Kөк деглә, Kәк хутн
Xhosa: Isikhwalimanzi
Chinese: [cang-lu], [chang-bo lao-deng], [hui-guan], [hui-lu], [lao-deng], [qing-zhuang], 灰鹭, 灰鹳, 老等, 苍 鹭, 苍鹭, 蒼鷺, 长脖老等, 青庄
Chinese (Taiwan): [cang-lu], 蒼鷺
Zulu: uNokilonki

Sub-species

Ardea cinerea
Ardea cinerea
Ardea cinerea
Ardea cinerea [cinerea Group]
Ardea cinerea cinerea
Ardea cinerea cinerea
Ardea cinerea cinerea
Ardea cinerea firasa
Ardea cinerea jouyi
Ardea cinerea monicae
Ardea cinerea rectirostris

Photo by  Keith Murdock

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