Ardeidae, are a family of birds comprising 19 genders and 67 species of herons, egrets, bitterns and relatives (crab eaters, night herons, bittern, etc.). These birds are medium to large waders (27 to 140 cm). These are characterized by a long, slender neck, folded in the shape of an “S”, and by an orange-yellow, elongated and conical dagger-shaped beak. Herons live in wetlands, bodies of water (lakes or ponds) and streams. They feed on batrachians, fish or rodents.