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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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AMBI Botaurus lentiginosus

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zcota

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July 13, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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gpstewart

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November 7, 2012 08:58 AM CST

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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james3

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June 24, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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mhudson26

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April 20, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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kylejones

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June 16, 2014

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american bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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adrianw

Date

June 13, 2014

Description

Spent 30 minutes trying to spot the bittern, which was within 40 meters of us. We could hear it clearly over the wind the boreal chorus frogs, blackbirds, bobolinks, song sparrows etc. I realize bitterns are elusive but it is always frustrating to be reminded of that.

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American bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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dreierj

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December 26, 1996

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American bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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dreierj

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June 14, 2014

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american bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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June 12, 2014

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american bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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reuvenm

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June 10, 2014

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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paloma

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June 6, 2014 05:15 PM CDT

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American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

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joannerusso

Date

May 26, 2014

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Description

male doing courtship display, white scapular feathers showing!

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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.