What Do Grey Herons Eat (And Other Facts)


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What do grey herons eat? What do they look like? Where do they live? Check this out to find more heron facts and photos.

What Do Grey Herons Eat (And Other Facts)

The heron is a native bird to Europe, Asia, and Africa. It’s a wading bird, and can be seen around wetlands, feeding on various water creatures, such as fish, amphibians, and small mammals. I do birdwatching in Düsseldorf, Germany, and I see this lovely bird very often around the Rhine and in lakes and ponds in the city’s parks. It’s a tall bird (up to 1 meter, or 3 ft 3 in) and very impressive, in particular when you see it standing motionless, planning to catch a fish or other prey.

My Grey Heron Photos

More Birdwatching Resources

  1. Grey heron – Facts and observations.
  2. What do herons eat?
  3. Heron breeding.

Don’t like Herons?

I mostly do birdwatching in Germany, but you can read about birds, cats, boars, bees, or snakes instead.


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