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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chrisgoforth

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February 1, 2014 02:47 PM EST

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bdunc

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May 18, 2014

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swampy

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April 19, 2014

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Stayed a few days to feed. Locals saw it eat a snake.

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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billmiky

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October 26, 2009

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jaliya

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June 19, 2015

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sjwiggins85

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anudibranchmom

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June 15, 2015 12:43 PM PDT

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Pair and their teenager.

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jaliya

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June 13, 2015

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zaccota

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June 5, 2015

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paulcools

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February 17, 2010

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wolfman73

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August 3, 2014

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areis

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April 26, 2015 11:05 PM CDT

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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.