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Botaurus lentiginosus
Botaurus lentiginosus
American Bittern
Photographer: Ron Wolf

ID: 0000 0000 0607 1381 (2007-06-29)

Copyright © 2007 Ron Wolf

  • date of photo  Jun 23, 2007
  • location   Along Marble Hot Springs Rd. Sierra Valley. Near Beckwourth. (Plumas County, California, US)
  • family Ardeidae
  • order Ciconiiformes
  • class Aves
  • habitat  Freshwater marsh, elev. 5000 feet.
  • notes   The Bittern has found a large American Bullfrog tadpole (Rana catesbeiana) and is about to swallow it.
  • camera   Canon 20D, 700mm, f/8, 1/800 sec.
  • photo category: Animal - Bird

  • common names   American Bittern (photographer)
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