Grey Heron Bird is a large, grey and white with a long neck and dagger-like yellow bill. Grey heron Flies with orange-yellow legs trailing behind and neck tucked into shoulders. Greyback: wings deeply bowed in flight. White head, neck and underparts: black crest and black streaking on neck. Frequents all wetlands. Grey Heron Bird Nests colonially in heronries among tall trees; many have been used for than a century.
Status: widespread resident throughout Britain and Ireland; population reduced by hard winters. Similar Species: rare Purple Heron could possibly be confused.