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What is the size of smallest species of Heron ?

20 cm
30 cm
50 cm
65 cm

The smallest species is usually considered the Little Bittern, which can measure under 30 cm (12 in) in length.

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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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In the Pacific Reef Heron, What is the color of morphs (in reference of Heron) ?

Dark Color
Light Color

In the Pacific Reef Heron there are both dark and light color morphs, and the percentage of each morph varies geographically. White morphs only occur in areas with coral beaches.

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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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In which continent Heron are not available ?


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How many species of Heron are associated with water ?

Almost all

Almost all species are associated with water, they are essentially non-swimming waterbirds that feed on the margins of lakes, rivers, swamps, ponds and the sea.

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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 food type of Heron ?

Only Drink Water

The herons and bitterns are carnivorous. The members of this family are mostly associated with wetlands and water, and feed on a variety of live aquatic prey.

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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

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

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