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    Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)


    Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) by alabang, on Flickr

    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. It has become common in summer even inside the Arctic circle along the Norwegian coast.

    Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_Heron

    Location: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candaba,_Pampanga

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    About this image.

    I normally ignore Grey Herons as they tend to fly too high or perch too far. I also ignore em because I have a lot of good photos of them already.

    What made me record this image is the fact that the bird was flying so low off the water. Something I yet to have.

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    That is a great shot over the water like that. It looks very similar to our great blue herons we have here.
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    I think we might have those around here? Maybe
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    I dont believe grey herons are here in the US, but we have a very similar looking cousin, the great blue heron which is colored similarly, but a bit larger than the grey heron if I'm not mistaken
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    Oh. Well as you know I'm good with trucks not so good with birds lol. But I'm here to learn.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NEF.D90 View Post
    Oh. Well as you know I'm good with trucks not so good with birds lol. But I'm here to learn.
    we all are
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    Occasionally a grey heron strays along the east coast of North America, but that's only happened a couple times.
    England knows we have cooler bird species so every once in a while they try and pull a fast one on us, switch one of our birds for one of theirs.

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    Lol
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