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

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Recent observations

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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davidsarkozi

Date

March 14, 2015 02:29 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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ocsstudents

Date

September 29, 2016 09:23 AM EDT

Description

One of my students brought this to me. This was the best I could find from searching the internet. Please help us figure it out. FYI, I told him he needs to put it back because it is illegal to keep feathers.

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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mikaelb

Date

September 25, 2016 10:23 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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mako252

Date

September 26, 2016 02:08 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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zaccota

Date

September 23, 2016 04:18 PM EDT

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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cjs041

Date

April 16, 2016 11:46 AM PDT

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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nathan20

Date

April 5, 2015

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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jesus_salazar

Date

February 8, 2016

Place

México (Google, OSM)

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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cullin

Date

March 6, 2014 01:37 PM PST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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natureali

Date

January 10, 2016 11:01 AM PST

Description

Mendota Wildlife Area
Mendota, Fresno, California
10 January 2016

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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skrentnyjeff

Date

October 5, 2012 05:58 PM CDT

Description

American Bittern (adult) West Walker residence Chicago Cook County IL October 2012 Jeff Skrentny FB1005 IMG_5577

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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kathawk

Date

January 20, 2015 11:31 PM PST
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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.
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