Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Ciconiiformes > Family Ardeidae > Genus Ardea

Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ArdeaLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: boroviqi; çafka e përhime; çajmja e përhime; çapa e përhime; çapëthimja; çapka e përhime; gata e përhime; gatëza e përhime sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): gråhegre sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Сива чапла sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: fiskehejre sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: blauwe reiger sources: Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 English: grey heron sources: Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.
 English-United States: Grey Heron sources: Charles Hussey
 French: héron cendré sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 Gaelic: corr réisc sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Corr réisc
 German: Fischreiher; Graureiher sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Σταχτοτσικνιάς sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Corr réisc sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): אנפה אפורה sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: pilkasis garnys sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: gråhegre sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 143
 Norwegian Nynorsk: gråhegre sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 143
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): gråhegre sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: czapla siwa sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: stârc cenuşiu sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: серая цапля sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: siva čaplja sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: garza real sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: gråhäger sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: gri balıkçıl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Чапля сіра sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: crëyr glas

Literature

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.

basis of record

Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Ardea cinerea. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212668

Drs Cees Roselaar. Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96658

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, not brackish

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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Last modified

2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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