Grey Heron
Ardea cinerea
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The grey heron is grey and white with a thick black stripe above the eye that extends back in a long plume, not always easily seen. The 2nd row flight photo was taken in Katavi (6-18); the right lower flight photo is courtesy of Mary Caisley. The heron in breeding plumage with red legs and red and yellow beak was on the Wami River (3-11), courtesy of Paul Oliver. The other photos were taken in Tarangire NP, Lake Manyara NP, and Arusha NP. Click the above photo to see 23 enlargements including immatures and flight.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Mary Caisley, Karine Van der Vurst, Stefan Hitz, Michael Oates
Paul Oliver, Christie Reeves

Last Update this page: 8-07-20