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Feb 29 2012

Lions catch Grey Heron in Dutch Zoo Artis

A tantalizing but horrific video from youtube. In Amsterdam a band of Lions catch a Grey Heron. This video featured on the major news channels. Enjoy while you can, I didnt ask for permission to feature it on PoB but I could not resist showing it to you. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwMPE1PXFb8 original video by: Shirroy100

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Dec 26 2011

Extra-pair copulations of Grey Herons nesting at high densities

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) Science Article 2 abstract The copulatory behaviour of Grey Heron Ardea cinerea was observed in a colony in Donana (SW Spain) during two years. A total of 262 pair copulation attempts (PCAs) and 39 extra-pair copulation attempts (EPCAs) (12.9% of all copulation attempts) were observed among 31 focal pairs. 84% of …

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Dec 26 2011

Factors affecting the breeding success of the grey heron ( Ardea cinerea)in northern Poland

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) Science Article 1 abstract The aim of this study was to estimate the importance of factors a.ecting the breeding success of the grey heron (Ardea cinerea) in three colonies in the northern Poland (Mosty and Ryback), differentiated in population size, habitat type and feeding areas used by birds. The highest mean …

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Sep 25 2011

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Ardea cinerea | [authority] Linnaeus, 1758 | [UK] Grey Heron | [FR] Heron cendre | [DE] Graureiher | [ES] Garza Real | [NL] Blauwe Reiger Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Best known of the typical herons are the very large, long-legged and long-necked, plain-hued, crested members of the genus …

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