Gallery description : pictures of herons and egrets

Heron (ardeidae) is a bird type animal. It usually lives in wetland regions. The animal weights about 1.5kg - 3kg (3.3lbs - 6.6lbs) and average life span is 15 - 20 years. Fox, mink, raccoon predators are dangerous for herons. See the table below for more facts.

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Facts about herons
NameHeron
ClassAves
PhylumChordata
KingdomAnimalia
TypeBird
OrderCiconiiformes
Scientific NameArdeidae
Life Span15 - 20 years
ColourBrown, black, white, grey
Top Speed64km/h (40mph)
Average Clutch Size4
Main PreyFish, insects, molluscs
DietCarnivore
Distinctive FeaturesLong thin legs and pointed beak
Wing Span150cm - 195cm (60in - 77in)
Weight1.5kg - 3kg (3.3lbs - 6.6lbs)
FamilyArdeidae
LifestyleSolitary
HabitatWetland regions
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Skin TypeFeathers
Size (H)85cm - 140cm (34in - 55in)
PredatorsFox, mink, raccoon
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Description Pictures of herons and egrets. Hybrid Reddish Egret And...
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