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Ardea cinerea (Common Heron) is a species of birds in the family Ardeidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are found in australasia, The Afrotropics, the indo-malayan realm, and the palearctic. They are diurnal. Individuals can grow to 175 cm. Reproduction is dioecious. They have parental care (pair provides care). They rely on flight to move around.

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