Classification
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All Names

  • 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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What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

ehjalmarson

Date

July 26, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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dpom

Date

January 15, 2017 03:19 PM PST

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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denniswross

Date

January 15, 2017

Description

Forsyth Audubon Society

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

January 15, 2017 02:07 PM PST

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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mako252

Date

January 15, 2017 08:46 AM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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melindawpajak

Date

December 25, 2016 04:40 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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terrilldactyl

Date

January 14, 2017 03:21 PM EST

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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txherpbird

Date

January 10, 2017

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

eating a Gulf Killifish

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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mako252

Date

January 9, 2017 01:10 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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ehjalmarson

Date

May 17, 2015 10:08 AM CDT

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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hfabian

Date

January 5, 2017 01:32 PM PST

Description

In flight.

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

January 12, 2016 08:47 AM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The American bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) is a species of wading bird in the heron family of the Pelican order of bird. It has a Nearctic distribution, breeding in Canada and the northern and central parts of the United States, and wintering in the southern US Gulf Coast states, all of Florida into the Everglades, the Caribbean islands and parts of Central America.

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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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