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The herons are long-legged freshwater and coastal birds in the family Ardeidae, with 64 recognised species (some are called "egrets" or"bitterns" instead of "heron").

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Ardea cinerea - Grey HeronArdea modesta - Eastern Great EgretArdea pacifica - White-necked HeronArdea purpurea - Purple HeronArdea sumatrana - Great-billed HeronArdeola genus - Non Breeding Pond HeronArdeola grayii - Indian Pond HeronBubulcus coromandus - Eastern Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis - Western Cattle EgretButorides striata - Striated HeronEgretta garzetta - Little EgretEgretta gularis - Western Reef HeronEgretta intermedia - Intermediate EgretEgretta novaehollandiae - White-faced HeronEgretta sacra - Pacific Reef HeronGorsachius melanolophus - Malayan Night HeronIxobrychus sinensis - Yellow BitternNycticorax caledonicus - Nankeen Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax - Black-crowned Night Heron