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433: Natural History Museum > Birds

submitted by Museum Administration on 11.10.2003

Grey Heron

Grey Heron
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

The grey heron, Ardea inerea, is an enormous bird, 90 cm long from beak to tail, breathtaking to see in flight.

Grey heron skull, 18.5 cm long. From a dead bird found washed up on Firi Ammos beach in Agia Pelagia. Photograph © Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

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