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

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Recent observations

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What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

fm5050

Date

January 15, 2015 02:31 PM EST

Description

Green Cay Wetlands, FL January 15, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

scottbuckel

Date

February 8, 2015

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Description

Our birding trip to Brazos Bend had an interesting observation, we saw 8 different American Bitterns along the trail beside 40 Acre Lake. A secretive bird and I took photos with a cell phone!

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

susanelliott

Date

February 9, 2015

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Photos / Sounds

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What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

pbedell

Date

February 6, 2015

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What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

February 4, 2015 04:13 PM EST

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Description

Brief description of what you observed

Photos / Sounds

What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

dnydick

Date

January 23, 2015 01:57 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 20, 2015 11:02 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

What

american bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

obidaddy

Date

November 16, 2012 04:19 PM CST

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Photos / Sounds

What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

abr

Date

November 10, 2013 03:52 PM PST

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Photos / Sounds

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What

American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

digibirdtrek

Date

November 8, 2014 12:49 PM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Sneaking Off

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

john8

Date

September 5, 2009 03:35 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

At the Arcata Marsh. 9/5/09

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 27, 2014

Description

It was a foggy morning

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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.