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  • Scientific Names
    • Botaurus lentiginosus
  • English
    • American Bittern
  • Spanish
    • Avetoro norteño
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    • butor d'Amérique
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • AMBI
  • Portuguese
    • Abetouro-americano

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Recent observations

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What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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dnydick

Date

January 23, 2015 01:57 PM EST

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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anudibranchmom

Date

January 20, 2015 11:02 AM PST

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Where he always is. Today he is hiding his head...sigh.

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american bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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obidaddy

Date

November 16, 2012 04:19 PM CST

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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abr

Date

November 10, 2013 03:52 PM PST

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digibirdtrek

Date

August 3, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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john8

Date

September 5, 2009 03:35 PM PDT

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Description

At the Arcata Marsh. 9/5/09

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 27, 2014

Description

It was a foggy morning

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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ericisley

Date

October 7, 2000

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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anudibranchmom

Date

December 17, 2014 10:54 AM PST

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Description

Finally out and about - sort of.

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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stephenliving

Date

December 15, 2014 12:30 PM EST

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American bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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naturemom

Date

December 13, 2014

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Description

Spotted at one of the ponds at the Lewisville Aquatic Ecosystem Research Facility at Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area.

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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jfellows

Date

November 8, 2014

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Description

A stocky medium sized heron with thick striping. This bird is uses it camouflage of thick stripes to blend into reeds by standing with its neck and bill stretched upward. It often crouches and slips away through thick vegetation. This one was fishing in heavy vegetation in a pond at Brazos Bend State Park.

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Description from Wikipedia

The American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae.

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.