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 upper flight photo was taken in Katavi (6-18). The lower is courtesy of Mary Caisley. The other photos were taken in Tarangire NP and Arusha NP. Click the above photo to see 17 enlargements including immatures and flight.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 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

Last Update this page: 1-15-19