Botaurus stellaris

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Related to Botaurus stellaris: Platalea leucorodia, Plegadis falcinellus
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Synonyms for Botaurus stellaris

a kind of bittern

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The reference collection of marks consisted of imprints in model eggs of the bills of all possible avian predators that occur regularly in or close to our study area: Bittern (Botaurus stellaris), Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus), Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus), Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus), Hooded Crow (Corvus corone cornix), Great Reed Warbler, and Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus).
Genetic distances between species ranged from 5.39% (between Egretta sacra and Egretta garzetta) to 41.15% (between Egretta sacra and Botaurus stellaris), showing a wide range of divergences.