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Least Bittern

Ixobrychus exilis


Small wading bird.


Wetland habitats where it can conceal itself among reeds, cattails, and other emergent vegetation.


I spied this one at the Lincoln Park Zoo, on the boardwalk through the wetlands there.

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Illinois, USA

Spotted on Jun 28, 2011
Submitted on Dec 6, 2012

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