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  Ardea cinerea
  Family Name : Ardeidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Grey Heron

Grey Heron
  • Description
    • Size :
      102 cm
      Description :
      Tall heron with diagnostic grey and white plumage. Bill yellow; legs yellowish-brown.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Habitats :
      Mangroves, Mudflats
      Distribution :
      Distributed throughout Japan, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Malay Peninsular, Sumatra, Java, Borneo and the Philippines. Found locally at Changi, Kranji, Khatib Bongsu, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and Mandai. It can be commonly found in marshes, mangroves, mudflats and coastal areas.
      Nature Reserves :
      Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
      Nature Areas :
      Kranji Reservoir Marshes, Pulau Ubin
  • Status
    • Singapore Red Data Book 2008 status :
      Not Threatened

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