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The Grey Heron is a common heron that can be found throughout temperate Europe, Asia and parts of Africa. It is very similar to the North American Great Blue Heron, except this one is slightly smaller and has mostly grey plumage.
This bird feeds in shallow water, catching fish, frogs and insects.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 29 January 2010|
|Scientific Name||Ardea cinerea|
|Birdorable Family||Egrets & Other Waders|
(as of 15 January 2017)
35 to 39 inches
69 to 77 inches
|Range||West Europe East Europe North Europe South Europe West Asia Central Asia East Asia Southeast Asia South Asia North Africa West Africa Central Africa East Africa South Africa|