Gallery description : pictures of herons

Heron (ardeidae) is an animal of the bird type. 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 are the dangerous creatures for herons. Look up the table below to learn more facts.

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