Translation for 'grey heron' from English to Greek
NOUN   a grey heron | grey herons
grey heron {noun} [Br.] [Ardea cinerea]
σταχτοτσικνιάς {ο}
grey {adj} [esp. Br.]γκρί
grey reef shark {noun} [Br.] [Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos]
τεφρός καρχαρίας {ο}
grey reef shark {noun} [Br.] [Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos]
γκρι υφαλοκαρχαρίας {ο}
squacco heron {noun} [Ardeola ralloides]
κρυπτοτσικνιάς {ο}
gray heron {noun} [Am.] [Ardea cinerea]
σταχτοτσικνιάς {ο}
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Usage Examples English
  • In 1928, Nicholson created and managed the first national birdwatch survey, a survey of the grey heron.
  • The grey heron and mallard are characteristic species in the area.
  • The area is also home to numerous bird species such as the Cape eagle-owl, hadeda ibis, grey heron, sunbird (these often have iridescent plumage), fiscal shrike which impales its prey on acacia thorns or barbed wire, and black eagles often seen soaring high overhead on the thermals.
  • The type species was designated as the grey heron ("Ardea cinerea") by George Robert Gray in 1840.
  • The lake supports nationally important numbers of great cormorant (averaging around 200) and notable concentrations of whooper swan, wigeon, teal, mallard, grey heron and lapwing.

  • The South West Coast Path runs through Maenporth. Behind the cove, wetland supports varied birdlife including the grey heron and the little egret.
  • These nests resemble those of the grey heron and the white ibis but are slightly more robust and comprise thicker twigs.
  • During the winter snipe and woodcock commonly feed within the fen, and grey heron and barn owl occur.
  • There are also very large numbers of grey heron breeding in the largest heronry of Seychelles and small numbers of fairy tern.
  • Of interest to nature watchers are the large great cormorant (2000 pairs) and grey heron (500 pairs) colonies west of Juodkrantė.

  • New Kingdom artwork shows Bennu as a huge grey heron with a long beak and a two-feathered crest.
  • Birds found here include common kingfisher, grey heron and dipper.
  • Ruffe became the principal food item for the three main fish predators found in the area: the great cormorant, grey heron and northern pike.
  • The Aln also has a resident population of otters. Grey heron, barn owls, kestrels and buzzards can be observed hunting along the banks of the river.
  • It is nearly as large as the grey heron, which it resembles in appearance, although it is generally darker.

  • Among are fishes, the grey heron, neophyte plants, and Orange Jewelweed [...] ("Impatiens capensis", in Hagen).
  • The Edward Richardson & Phyllis Amey nature reserve consists of marsh and reedbeds which attract dragonflies and birds such as grey heron and great crested grebe.
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