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by FELIPE BENAVIDES
Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758
Maximum size: 2 metres wingspan.
They live in wetlands, lagoon banks, salty or fresh-water
dams surrounded by forest with nesting trees which they also
serve them for shelter. They can also use cane fields near
They can live for 20 years, weigh 2 kilos
and reach 90 cm height. They can lay between 3 and 5 eggs
between March and April. They are omnivore and their main
predators are birds of prey.
Distribution: Europe, Africa, Asia.