American bittern

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The American bittern, which is classified as an endangered species, is a streaked brown heron known for its elusiveness.
In Iowa, for example, American Bitterns (Botaurus lentiginosus) and Soras (Porzana Carolina) arrive and initiate breeding in mid-to late April (Kent and Dinsmore 1996), whereas Least Bitterns (Ixobrychus exilis) arrive in mid-May and initiate breeding in late May or early June (Weller 1961).
Lynch and fellow bird counter Tim Spahr "got" an American bittern, and Bonnie and Tom "got" a meadowlark and a bald eagle in their sector in the Sturbridge circle on Monday.
The land in the legacy project is 90 percent forested and is home to eight documented rare species, including the American bittern and the harpoon clubtail dragonfly.
limicola], Yellow Rail [Coturnicops noveboracensis], and American Bittern [Botaurus lentiginosus]; Reynard 1974, Meanley 1985, Johnson and Dinsmore 1986, Gibbs et al.
There are 120 nesting birds on the property, 12 miles of trails, and there have been sightings of bobcat, moose, American Bittern and 2,000 other species, Mrs.
We conducted unlimited-radius point counts coupled with call broadcast periods for five target marsh birds: Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps), American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus), Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis), Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola), and Sora (Porzana carolina) (Conway 2005).
The company planned to create several dozen house lots, displacing at least three endangered and rare species: the American bittern, Blanding's turtle and the four-toed salamander.
50 plus tax and consist of one card, are: the Field and Meadow, including the upland sandpiper and ring- necked pheasant; Lakes and Rivers, including the bald eagle and loon; Forest Edge, including the red-tailed hawk and indigo bundling; Forest, including the broad-winged hawk and pileated woodpecker; Birds of the Night, including the heron and whip-poor-will; Eastern Yardbirds, including the wood thrush and Eastern bluebird; Birds of the Seashore, including the American oystercatcher and herring gull; and Marsh and Wetlands, including the American bittern and wood duck.
At first glance immature black-crowns resemble American bitterns, another of Pennsylvania's endangered species.
At the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, look for American bitterns, green-winged teal or river otters on a wetland interpretive walk or listen for owls on a moonlit night hike.
A number of potential predator species were observed (Black-Crowned Night Herons, American Bitterns, Great Blue Herons, Great Egrets, Turtles and Bullfrogs) but the vast majority were Little Green Herons.
Many species of wading birds are known predators of common snapping turtles, including Great Blue Herons (Ardea herodias), Great Egrets (Ardea alba), and American Bitterns (Botaurus lentiginosus; Ernst and Lovich 2009).
Not to mention the raptors, shorebirds, passerines, woodpeckers, geese, stilts, phalaropes, yellow-headed blackbirds, American bitterns, redheads and other migrant songbirds you can gaze at through telescopes - or observe with just your naked eyes.
The survey work will focus on species such as Virginia and Sora rails, least and American bitterns, and marsh wren.
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