Gallery description : pictures of egrets and herons

Heron (ardeidae) is an animal of the bird type. It usually inhabits wetland regions. The weight of this animal is about 1.5kg - 3kg (3.3lbs - 6.6lbs) and lives for 15 - 20 years. Fox, mink, raccoon predators are dangerous for herons. See the table below for more information.

Click here to see more information about herons
Facts about herons
NameHeron
Main PreyFish, insects, molluscs
FamilyArdeidae
Wing Span150cm - 195cm (60in - 77in)
LifestyleSolitary
HabitatWetland regions
Conservation StatusLeast concern
PhylumChordata
ColourBrown, black, white, grey
Life Span15 - 20 years
PredatorsFox, mink, raccoon
Top Speed64km/h (40mph)
OrderCiconiiformes
DietCarnivore
Scientific NameArdeidae
TypeBird
Distinctive FeaturesLong thin legs and pointed beak
Skin TypeFeathers
Weight1.5kg - 3kg (3.3lbs - 6.6lbs)
ClassAves
KingdomAnimalia
Average Clutch Size4
Size (H)85cm - 140cm (34in - 55in)
Image Details
Description Pictures of egrets and herons. Herons And Egrets
Width 1140 pixels
Heigh 720 pixels
File type JPG
Download this image
You may also like
Animal Picture Society (beta)