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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
Monday, 14 December 2015
GREY HERON (Ardea cinerea) North Harbour, Cape Clear Island, Baltimore, Co. Cork, Ireland
Labels: Ardea cinerea, Baltimore, Birds of Cape Clear Island, Birds of Cork, Birds of Europe, Birds of Ireland, Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, Herons of Europe, Ireland, North Harbour