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Grey Heron
Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Ardea

Scientific:
  Ardea cinerea

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.143

Protonym:
  Ardea cinerea

Avibase ID:
  6AC87967DC86D7EE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6AC87967

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174781

Geographic range:

  • Ardea cinerea cinerea: Eurasia to Manchuria, India, Africa and Comoro Islands
  • Ardea cinerea jouyi: Japan, China, Indochina, Malaya, Sumatra and Java
  • Ardea cinerea firasa: Madagascar
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Grey Heron
Czech:
  volavka popelavá
German:
  Graureiher-cinerea
Danish:
  Fiskehejre
Spanish:
  Garza Real
Finnish:
  harmaahaikara
French:
  Héron cendré
Icelandic:
  Gráhegri
Italian:
  Airone cenerino
Japanese:
  aosagi
Japanese:
  アオサギ
Dutch:
  Blauwe Reiger
Norwegian:
  Gråhegre
Polish:
  czapla siwa
Portuguese:
  Garça-real
Portuguese (Brazil):
  garça-real-européia
Russian:
  Серая цапля
Slovak:
  volavka popolavá
Swedish:
  Gråhäger
Chinese:
  苍鹭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Grey Heron ( Ardea cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Grey Heron ( Ardea cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Grey Heron ( Ardea cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Grey Heron ( Ardea cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Grey Heron ( Ardea cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Grey Heron ( Ardea cinerea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Grey Heron ( Ardea cinerea) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Grey Heron ( Ardea cinerea)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Grey Heron ( Ardea cinerea)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Héron cendré ( Ardea cinerea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Gray Heron (Gray) ( Ardea cinerea [cinerea Group])
eBird version 1.53:
   Gray Heron (Gray) ( Ardea cinerea [cinerea Group])
eBird version 1.54:
   Gray Heron (Gray) ( Ardea cinerea [cinerea Group])
eBird version 1.55:
   Gray Heron (Gray) ( Ardea cinerea [cinerea Group])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ardea [cinerea or monicae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bloureier
Arabic: البلشون الرمادي, البلشون الرمادي الزرقي, الزرقي, مالك الحزين الرمادي
Araucanian: Xürla
Mapundungun: Xürla
Asturian: Garcia Rial
Azerbaijani: Boz vağ, Boz vağ quşu
Belarusian: šeraja čapla, Сiва чапля, Чапля шэрая, Шэра чапля, шэрая чапля
Bulgarian: siva čapla, Сива чапла
Bengali: ধুপনি বক
Tibetan: Kam ka
Breton: Ar gerc'heiz louet, Gerc'heiz, Kerc'heiz, kerc'heiz louet, Marc'harid-gouzoug-hir
Bosnian: Caplja
Catalan: Agró blau, Bernat pescaire, Garsa
Catalan (Balears): Agró blau
Valencian: Agró blau, Garsa
Czech: volavka popelavá
Chuvash: Răвак чарлан
Welsh: Crêyr glas, crëyr glas, Crychydd, Crёyr Glas, Garan
Danish: Fiskehejre
German: Fischreiher, Graureiher, Graureiher-cinerea
Greek: stachtotsiknias, Σταχτοτσικνιάς, Ψαροφάς
Greek (Cypriot): Ψαροφάς
Emiliano-romagnolo: Sghéirz
English: Common Gray Heron, Common Grey Heron, Common Heron, European Common Heron, Gray Heron, Gray Heron (Gray), Grey Heron
Esperanto: Griza ardeo
Spanish: Garza Real
Estonian: hallhaigur
Basque: Bernat pescaire, koartza hauskara, Lertxun, Lertxun hauskara
Persian: حواصیل خاکستری
Finnish: Harmaahaikara
Faroese: Hakaspjað, Hegri, Pinnur í reyv
French: Héron cendré, Héron huppé
Frisian: ielreager
Irish: Corr éisc, corr réisc, garza real
Gaelic: Corra Riathach, Corra-Ghritheach
Galician: Bernat pescaire, Garza real
Guarani: Hoko, Kuarahy mimby, Mbaguarĩ
Gujarati: બગલો
Manx: Coar ny hastan, Coayr, Coayr Glass, Coayr ny Hastan
Hebrew: אנפה אפורה
Hindi: [vagulaa], Sambal narai, बगुला
Croatian: Siva Caplja, Siva Čaplja
Hungarian: szürke gém
Armenian: [gorsh dzknkul], [Mokhraguyn Taregh ], գորշ ձկնկուլ, Մոխրագույն Տառեղ
Indonesian: Burung Cangak Abu, Cangak Abu, Cangkak abu
Icelandic: gráhegri
Italian: Airon, Airóne, Airone cenerino, Airòun, Aurana
Modenese: Airòun
Napulitano: Airóne, Aurana
Paduan: Airon
Japanese: aosagi, Ao-sagi
Japanese: アオサギ
Japanese (Kanji): 青鷺
Georgian: რუხი ყანჩა
Khakas: Пора сÿлен
Kazakh: Бөр құтан
Kazakh (Transliteration): kök-qutan
Korean: 왜가리
Korean (Transliteration): waegari
Kashmiri: [Breg]
Kwangali: Samunkoma
Latin: Ardea cinerea, Ardea cinerea [cinerea Group], Ardea cinerea cinerea
Luxembourgish: Groreeër
Ligurian: Perdigiorni
Lithuanian: Gęžė, Govaras, Kumpakaklis, pilkasis garnys, Pilkasis starkus
Latvian: dzese, dzēse, Ğēse, Kārnis, zivju gārnis
Moksha: Вачкурган, Пучкаргаен, Сенькс
Malagasy: Langoromavo, Vano, Vanokasira
Macedonian: Пепелава (Сива) чапја, Сива чапjа
Malayalam: ചാരമുണ്ടി
Mongolian: Хухэ дэглы, Хөх дэглий
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠦᠬᠡ ᠲᠡᠭᠡᠯᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠬᠦᠬᠡ ᠲᠡᠭᠡᠯᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Хөх дэглий
Mongolian (Transliteration): khökh deglii
Marathi: बगळा
Malay: Burung Bangau Air, Burung Pucung Seriap, Burung Serandau, Burung Seriap, Pucung Seriap, Seriap
Maltese: Russett griz, russett griż
Dutch: Blauwe Reiger
Flemish: Reiger
Norwegian: gråhegre
Occitan: bernat pescaire
Punjabi: ਬਗਲਾ
Polish: czapla siwa
Pinyin: cāng-lù, huī-guàn, huī-lù, huī-lùsī, lǎo-děng, lāo-yú guàn, qīng-zhuāng
Portuguese: garça real, garça-cinza, Garça-real, Garca-real-europeia, garça-real-européia
Portuguese (Brazil): garça-cinza, garca-moura-europeia, Garca-real-europeia, garça-real-européia
Quechua: Wajjchilla
Romansh: irun grisch
Romanian: Kokosturka, Kokosturko, Stârc cenuşiu, stîrc cenusiu, stîrc cenuşiu
Romany: Kokosturko
Russian: seraja caplja, Серая цапля, Цапля серая
Sanskrit: वकः
Sardinian: Garza, Menga, Mengoni, Perdigiorronadas
Scots: Corra ghritheach, Corra riathach
Sindhi: ك اًٛيڃ هبٽ شٖ يَ
Northern Sami: háigir
Slovak: volavka popolavá
Slovenian: siva caplja, siva čaplja, sivacaplja
Albanian: çapka e përhime
Serbian: siva caplja, siva čaplja, Сива цаплја, Сива чапља
Sotho, Southern: Kokolofitoe
Swedish: Grå häger, Gråhäger, Häger
Swahili: Koikoi Kijivu, Kongoti, Korongo
Tamil: [Sambal narai], Sambal Narai
Thai: นกกระสานวล, นกขวากตน
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰwàak ton, nók krà-săa nuan
Turkmen: külrengi balıkçıl
Tswana: Kôkôlôhutwê
Turkish: Gri balıkçıl, gri balykçyl, Külrengi balıkçıl, Көкқұтан
Tatar: Boz balıq çil
Tuvinian: Бора коонгук, кыткылык
Ukrainian: sira čaplja, сiра чапля, Сіра чапля, Чапля сіра
Venetian: Sgarza
Vietnamese: Chim Diệc mốc, Chim Diệc xám, Diệc xám
Sorbian, Lower: Źiwa šytawa
Sorbian, Upper: Šěra čapla
Wolof: Noobine
Kalmyk: Kөк деглә, Kәк хутн
Xhosa: Isikhwalimanzi
Chinese: [cang-lu], [chang-bo lao-deng], [hui-guan], [hui-lu], [lao-deng], [qing-zhuang], 捞鱼鹳, 灰鹭, 灰鹭鸶, 灰鹳, 老等, 苍 鹭, 苍鹭, 蒼鷺, 长脖老等, 青庄
Chinese (Traditional): 撈魚鸛, 灰鷺, 灰鷺鷥, 灰鸛, 老等, 蒼鷺, 青莊
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 蒼鷺
Chinese (Taiwan): [cang-lu], 苍鹭, 蒼鷺
Zulu: uNokilonki

 

         

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