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Ardea cinerea (Bloureier) Bird

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The Grey Heron, is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae, native throughout temperate Europe and Asia and also parts of Africa. It is resident in the milder south and west, but many birds retreat in winter from the ice in colder regions.

It feeds in shallow water, catching fish, frogs, and insects with its long bill. Herons will also take small mammals and reptiles.

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