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American Bittern

Botaurus lentiginosus

Description:

Blending in the reeds - when scared they often raise their beaks and stretch the neck to allow the vertical stripes to assist with blending

Habitat:

Florida wetlands


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Florida, USA

Lat: 28.58, Long: -80.99

Spotted on Dec 23, 2018
Submitted on Jan 1, 2019

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