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Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea). Hunting in a rice field (Oryza sativa). Environs of the Ebro Delta Nature Reserve, Tarragona province, Catalonia, Spain.

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Image size: 4266x2898 pixels (14.2"x9.7" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2018-07-23

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Wild animal / Bird / Surfbird / Heron / Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)

Natural resources use / Agricultural product / Cereal

Area / Agricultural area / Paddy field

Individual / Nobody

Copy space

Europe / European Union / Spain / Catalonia (autonomous community) / Ebro Delta Nature Park

Europe / European Union / Spain / Ebro (river)

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / Natural park


Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC

Shot / Overview

Flora / Spermatophyte / Flowering plant / Monocotyledon / Poales order / Gramineae / Poaceae family / Rice (Oryza sativa)

Shot / Profile shot

Behavior / Hunt

Behavior / Hide

Behavior / Hunt / Lying in wait


Organism / Morphology / General morphology / Head

Enumeration / Alone

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

Area / Naturalness / Natural area

Europe / European Union / Spain / Catalonia (autonomous community) / Tarragona (Province)

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Tetrapoda / Aves / Ciconiiformes / Ardeidae / Ardeinae / Ardea

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