Hawk

 

 

 

   

Ardea cinerea

   
     
Family: Bittons and Herons
Present: all year
Diet: fish, anphibians, small birds, rodents
Breeding: 13.000 pairs

 

">Grey herons are unmistakeable: tall, with long legs, a long beak and grey, black and white feathering. They can stand with their neck stretched out, looking for food, or hunched down with their neck bent over their chest.

">You see them around any kind of water – garden ponds, lakes, rivers and even on estuaries and salt water. Sometimes, grey herons circle high up into the sky and can be mistaken for large birds of prey.

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