Guide of Birds

Garza ceniza

  • Familia: Ardeidae
    Genero: Ardea
    Nombre Cientifico: herodias

    Local names: Gray Heron, Blue Heron, Brown Heron

    Of all the herons that inhabit their natural distribution in North America, the Gray Heron (Ardea herodias) is the largest; in length this heron achieves between 97 cm. and 1.30 meters. In this continent it occupies a place equivalent to that of the Black Heron in South America.

    The body of the gray heron has gray, blue and white feathers. They have a long, thin, reddish neck, a narrow, brown or black head on top of it. They also have a bright orange beak, sharp claws on their legs. His legs are robust and of a yellowish color.

    Paises en donde vive la/el Garza ceniza

    CANADA - COLOMBIA - COSTA RICA - CUBA - ECUADOR - ESTADOS UNIDOS - INDIA - MEXICO - VENEZUELA -