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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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american bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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wolfman73

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August 3, 2014

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American bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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areis

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April 26, 2015 11:05 PM CDT

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american bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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camelcreek

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May 17, 2015 01:58 PM EDT

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American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) Botaurus lentiginosus

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digibirdtrek

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February 13, 2015 10:56 AM PST

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Observing me observing it.

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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jaykeller

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April 29, 2015 08:04 PM PDT

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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finatic

Date

April 24, 2015 07:24 PM PDT

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Chambers County, Texas, US

Just after dusk this bittern came out into the road and started booming as I was leaving the refuge! I managed one poor photo from the car before it flew into the plants.

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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drmcd3

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September 30, 2002

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AMBI Botaurus lentiginosus

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zaccota

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May 2, 2015

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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skiman1016

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May 1, 2015

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American bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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peter10

Date

April 26, 2015

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Description

Appears to be sleeping in a tree. There is swampy area nearby, but except for occasional disturbances, has remained still, eyes closed.

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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erikamitchell

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April 13, 2015 04:18 PM EDT

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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lg_price

Date

April 15, 2015 06:36 PM CDT

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Description

Saw two near each other.

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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.