American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus (Rackett, 1813)Threatened (MD)  -  S1B (Highly state rare breeder)    Synonyms: AMBI.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Pelecaniformes   >   Family Ardeidae   >   Genus Botaurus   

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An American Bittern in Howard Co., Maryland (12/31/2014). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Caroline Co., Maryland (11/17/2015). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Caroline Co., Maryland (11/17/2015). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/15/2015). Photo by Andrew Clemens. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/15/2015). Photo by Andrew Clemens. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Dorchester Co., Maryland (1/20/2014). Photo by Kevin Bennett. (MBP list)

A close up of an American Bittern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (2/5/2017). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

American Bittern in Dorchester Co., Maryland (3/21/2021). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (2/1/2017). Photo by Tim Carney. (MBP list)

American Bittern hunting at Black Marsh in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/16/2015). Photo by Tim Carney. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in the marshes of southern Dorchester Co., Maryland (11/30/2008). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Prince George's Co., Maryland (3/26/2017). Photo by Wendy Crowe. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/10/2015). Photo by Tim Carney. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Dorchester Co., Maryland (2/27/2021). (c) Arthur Masloski, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Arthur Masloski via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/20/2018). Photo by Andrew Clemens. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Howard Co., Maryland (3/11/2014). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/14/2008). Photo by Dan Haas. (MBP list)

An American Bittern with Pumpkinseed prey in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/25/2015). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

American Bittern with prey in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/15/2015). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

American Bittern in Garrett Co., Maryland (4/24/2021). (c) Mike Mosser, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Mike Mosser via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Somerset Co., Maryland (3/16/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/2014). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A breeding plumaged American Bittern in Kent Co., Delaware (3/3/2012). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

An American Bittern in Alachua Co., Florida (12/14/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

An American Bittern eating a Banded Watersnake in Boyton Beach, Florida (3/4/2013). Photo by Tom Johnson. (MBP list)

American Bittern in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/3/2021). (c) dansmall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)


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