SP0189 : Grey Heron

taken 3 years ago, near to West Bromwich, Sandwell, Great Britain

Grey Heron
Grey Heron
The Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) in a canalside tree at Smethwick. Not an uncommon bird, but more often seen stalking shallow water for small fish and amphibians, or flying with its distinctive neck tucked in, and its long legs trailing behind. They nest communally in (guess what?) heronries, sometimes tens of pairs.
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SP0189, 82 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 20 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bird 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0127 8976 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.3441N 1:58.9631W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0124 8975
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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