Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758

Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Ardeidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Ardea cinerea Biometrics

Wingspan: 160 - 175 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 90 - 98 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 1.6 - 2 kg (Hume, 2002)

Status

Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Frequent
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Frequent
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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