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Botaurus lentiginosus
Botaurus lentiginosus
American Bittern
Photographer: Ron Wolf

ID: 0000 0000 0110 1334 (2010-01-11)

Copyright © 2010 Ron Wolf

  • date of photo  Jan 5, 2010
  • location   Shoreline Park. Mountain View (Santa Clara County, California, US)
  • family Ardeidae
  • order Ciconiiformes
  • class Aves
  • notes   The bittern just caught a crayfish and is about to swallow its prey.
  • keywords: feeding predation
  • camera   Canon 40D, 700mm, f/7.1, 1/80 sec.
  • photo category: Animal - Bird

  • common names   American Bittern (photographer)
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