How to differentiate a female and male Heron?

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Re: How to differentiate a female and male Heron?

JackiePan wrote:

embie wrote:

Great set here !

Found this on the internet...(Google translation Dutch ---> English)

Heron females and males are very similar? Herons breed between February and June. However, the females and males have an identical appearance and even for the herons it is difficult to recognize the opposite sex. Therefore, courtship involves many ceremonial gestures. From the responses to his gestures, the heron can tell whether he is dealing with a male or female.

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That sounds very interesting, thank you. i will pay more attention to their gestures.

That's easy the one who is doing the most talking is the female. (joking) 

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