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Little Bittern; Avetorillo

Ixobrychus minutus


Can be identified by the large whitish patch on each wing.


Coastal marshes


Resident breeders but difficult to see except when they quickly fly from one reedbed to another, usually just above the reed tops.

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Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on May 2, 2012
Submitted on Aug 7, 2012

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