heron

heron

Any of the family Ardeidae of wading birds, with long thin legs and necks, that feed on fish and other marine life. The Hebrews considered them unclean (Lev 11:19; Deut 14:18).

Lev 11:19

19the stork, the heron of any kind, the hoopoe, and the bat.

Deut 14:18

18the stork, the heron, of any kind; the hoopoe and the bat.

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