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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 212668

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCiconiiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdeidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdea Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgatëza e përhimeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgata e përhimeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçapka e përhimeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçapëthimjaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçapa e përhimeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçajmja e përhimeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçafka e përhimeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorboroviqi  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСива чапла  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfiskehejre  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblauwe reiger  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey heron  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhéron cendré  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGraureiherUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFischreiher  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorאנפה אפורה  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpilkasis garnys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΣταχτοτσικνιάς  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgråhegre  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgråhegre  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorczapla siwa  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstârc cenuşiu  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorсерая цапля  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcorr réisc  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsiva čaplja  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarza real  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgråhäger  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgri balıkçıl  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЧапля сіра  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrëyr glas  [details]
Environment marine, brackish
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (32 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1629 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (45 nucleotides; 45 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 90-100cm. Plumage: Generally grey with head, lower neck and underparts white; black stripe over eye ending in lax black crest; streaks on neck and neck plumes black; black shoulder patch; primaries and secondaries black above, grey below. Immature paler grey without black eye-stripe and shoulder. Bare parts: iris yellow; facial skin: lores yellow; bill yellow, vermillion in breeding birds; feet and legs brown in front, yellow behind, red at start of breeding season. Habitat: coastal pans and lagoons and inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212668
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212668 on 2014-08-30
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