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Grey Heron

Dutch: Blauwe Reiger
German: Graureiher
Spanish: Garza Real
French: Héron cendré
Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Ardea
Species: Ardea cinerea


50 mm
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) skull, side view
Grey Heron skull
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) skull, top view
Grey Heron skull, top view
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) skull, bottom view
Grey Heron skull, bottom view

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Male bird

Length: 205 mm
Length cranium: 69 mm
Width (cranium): 36 mm
Height (cranium): 29 mm
Length bill: 136 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 1.51

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