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Grey Heron, Showing Head Feathers

Observed: 13th May 2013 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in Birds
Heron, Amwell, 2013-05-13 002
Description:

There's got to be a proper name for these feathers. I don't know what it is though.
Incidentally, does the bank count as freshwater habitat? I don't know that either....

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) interacts

Comments

the naturalist man's picture

Head feathers

As with other birds the technical name is a plume, however, I'd be interested to know if there are local names for them.

Graham Banwell

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