Botaurus stellaris

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Synonyms for Botaurus stellaris

a kind of bittern

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Species observed both in 2010 and 2011 were Greater Flamingo, Black-winged Stilt, Mallard, Gadwall, Northern Pintail, Common Coot, Kentish Plover, Indian Courser, Great Bittern and Little Bittern while Gray Wagtail was not recorded in 2011.
Species which need immediate conservationare Great Bittern, little Bittern, Indian Courser, Gray Wagtail, Greater Flamingo and Water Rail as these visited the lake in very low numbers.
They provide important resting sites during migration, as well as wintering and feeding areas for birds, including the four priority bird species: pygmy cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmeus); great bittern (Botaurus stellaris); ferruginous duck (Aythya nyroca); and slender-billed curlew (Numenius tenuirostris).
Indirectly, the project actions will help to boost the populations of many bird species, such as waterfowl, waders and raptors, including the pygmy cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmeus), the great bittern (Botaurus stellaris), Lanner falcon (Falco biarmicus), red-footed falcon (Falco vespertinus) and lesser kestrel (Falco naumanni).
THIS weekend Warwickshire Wildlife Trust is offering visitors what is almost certainly the closest view anywhere of a pair of great bitterns.