Bird: Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)

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Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Common name:Grey Heron
Latin name:Ardea cinerea
Family:Bitterns and herons (Ardeidae)
This photo:RSPB Marazion Marsh, Mounts Bay, Cornwall
Europe’s largest heron. The RSPB nature reserve at Marazion Marsh in Cornwall is one of only a few sites in the UK where Grey Heron nest on the ground rather than in trees.