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Ardea cinerea (Common Heron) is a species of birds in the family Ardeidae. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is found in Australasia, the Afrotropics, the Indo-Malayan Realm, and the Palearctic. Common Heron is a diurnal vertivore. Individuals can grow to 2073 g. Reproduction is dioecious. Common Heron has parental care (pair provides care). It relies on flight to move around.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of common heron. View this species on GBIF