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

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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tonyg

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April 9, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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adrianj

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March 13, 2014 06:39 PM CDT

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Central Park pond.

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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jen4932

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March 8, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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jen4932

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March 8, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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jen4932

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March 8, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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aredoubles

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March 29, 2014 06:26 PM CDT

Description

Possibly the worst photo of all-time. Maybe I should've worked on my digi-binning skills, it's not like the bird was going anywhere soon.

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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rwp84

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May 16, 1976

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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royaltyler

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March 21, 2014 01:20 PM CDT

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American bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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somanybirds

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February 21, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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rwp84

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April 21, 1998

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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marshalldinowitz

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March 9, 2014 11:43 AM PDT

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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chrisgoforth

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March 8, 2014 02:07 PM EST

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Hunting tadpoles -saw him catch and eat one!

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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.