Grey Heron / Garza real
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 the banks.
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.