American Bittern

Botaurus lentiginosus

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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 U.S. Gulf Coast states, all of Florida into the Everglades, the Caribbean islands and parts of Central America.

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  1. (c) Ty Smith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/32555382
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botaurus_lentiginosus

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