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The Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) is of the family Ardeidae which is in the genus Ardea. It is resident in the temperate regions of Eurasia as well as parts of Africa. The more northern populations are migratory and move south for the winter. It occurs mainly in wetland habitats where a wide variety of aquatic creatures are preyed upon.
Patrick J. O'Keeffe / Raw Birds
Friday, 21 December 2012
GREY HERON (Ardea cinerea) Skerries Millpond, Skerries, Fingal, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Labels: Ardea cinerea, Birds of Dublin, Birds of Fingal, Birds of Ireland, Co. Dublin, Fingal, Grey Heron, herons, Ireland, Irish Birds, Skerries, Skerries Millpond, waterbirds