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What is the scientific name of Heron ?

Chordata
Ardeidae
Neornithes
Neognathae


The herons are long-legged freshwater and coastal birds in the family Ardeidae.

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What is the class name of Heron?

Aves
Neoaves
Chordata
Neornithes


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What is the neck shape of Heron ?

C Shape
U Shape
S Shape
J Shape


The necks are able to kink in an s-shape, due to the modified shape of the sixth vertebrae.

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What is the name of largest size species of Heron ?

Goliath Heron
Eastern Great Egret
Great Bittern
Bare-throated Tiger Heron


The largest species of heron is the Goliath Heron, which stand up to 152 cm (60 in) tall.

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How many toesof Heron''s are pointing forward ?

One
Three
All Toes
None


In flight the legs and feet are held backward. The feet of herons have long thin toes, with three forward pointing ones and one going backward.

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Is there are migration with most species of Heron ?

Fully
Partially
No
Very rare


The herons are a highly mobile family, with most species being at least partially migratory.

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Which species of Heron holding wings out to form an umbrella to hunt under ?

Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Grey Heron
Black Herons
Tricolored Heron


Black Herons holding wings out to form an umbrella-like canopy to hunt under.

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What is the order name of Heron ?

Proardea
Egretta
Bubulcus
Pelecaniformes


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Which species of Heron are less tied to watery environments and may feed far away from water ?

The Black-headed Heron
Whistling Heron
Cattle Egret
All


Three species, the Black-headed Heron, Whistling Heron and especially the Cattle Egret are less tied to watery environments and may feed far away from water.

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In which type of environment, the success rate of prey capture by Heron increased 3.6 times ?

Solitary foraging
Morning time
Hot mid day
None


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