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

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Recent observations

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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brianw

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May 6, 2011

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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johnkarges

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November 19, 2014

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Description

American Bittern foraging along flooded slough in marshland
N28.63719 W-96.08582

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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anudibranchmom

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November 18, 2014 12:05 PM PST

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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erikamitchell

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September 5, 2014 08:14 AM EDT

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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brennan3909

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November 16, 2014 08:45 AM MST

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Description

edge of experimental pond in LAERF

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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anudibranchmom

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November 17, 2014 10:54 AM PST

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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dpom

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November 17, 2014 08:50 AM PST

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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anudibranchmom

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November 13, 2014 10:33 AM PST

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And this is the BEST photo.

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American bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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carollane9026

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November 13, 2014 08:20 AM PST

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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chuckd

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November 8, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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dpom

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December 16, 2013

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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bheitzman

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October 18, 2014

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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.