Tag: bittern

  • Bird Species A - B

    Bird Species A through B Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) American Avocets (Recurvirostra americana) American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) American Coot (Fulica americana) American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) American Kestrel (Falco sparverious) American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliates) American White Pelican (Pelecanus ...

  • American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus)

    The American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) is a secretive bird. Although it is rarely seen, you are sure to know that one is about when you hear its eerie, booming call echoing through the reeds. Populations of American Bitterns can be found in areas extending from Central British Columbia, toward Newfoundland, down to the Gulf Coast […]

  • Britain’s Bitterns Respond Positively to Conservation Efforts

    Considered to be on the brink of extinction in Britain just over a decade ago, the bittern has made a remarkable come-back, with the species enjoying its best recorded nesting season in the ...