Grey Heron
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 25th June 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Grey Heron

Taken at Belhaven Bay on 24th November 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Strathclyde Park on 19th December  2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Belhaven Bay on 20th August 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 14th February 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Juveniles
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 17th March 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 7th August 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 31st August 2018 using Nikon D200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File


Taken at Musselburgh on 28th August 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Taken at Baron's Haugh on 31st August 2018 using Nikon D200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Taken at Blackness on 23rd February 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File


Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 15th May 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

In Flight after a trip to the hairdressers.
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 26th January 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Cathkin Marsh on 18th May 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Dining
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 7th June 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Larger Dining Experience
Taken at Lochwinnoch on 31st March 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Nice Light!
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 8th November 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Grey Heron
Species:
Order:
Family:
Ardea cinerea.
Ciconiiformes.
Ardeidae.
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Tall trees and usually with other herons to form a colony or heronry.
Bulky stick nest.
Fish or frogs with its long bill. Herons will also take small mammals and birds.
It will often wait motionless for prey, or slowly stalk its victim.
Largely grey above, and off-white below. Adults have a white
head with a broad black supercilium and slender crest, while
immatures have a dull grey head. It has a powerful
pinkish-yellow bill, which is brighter in breeding adults.
90-98 cms.
175-195 cms.
February. Clutches 1-2.
Eggs 2-7 Pale greenish-blue. View.
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