Grey Heron


Scientific Name: Ardea cinerea
Common Name: Grey Heron
Other Name: Anjan

Identifying Features: tall with long neck, long and yellow dagger-like beak, long legs, white head and neck, grey body, black streak

Fun Facts:

  • Usually, Grey Herons spend much of their time alone except for the breeding season. They choose quite areas for feeding.
  • They suffer a lot when ponds and lakes gets frozen during winter season.


This image was clicked by Sudeshna Dey.

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