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Least bittern

Ixobrychus exilis


Heron like water bird standing approx. 12-15 inches in height. Overall golden brown appearance to feathers with colors from creamy white to dark brown. Head is dark. Yellow to orange colored beak with a sharp point of 4 to 5 inches in length.


Manmade swampy everglades water area. Found in the undergrowth perched in amongst the branches.

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Mick G
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Mick G

Delray Beach, Florida, USA

Lat: 26.46, Long: -80.07

Spotted on Mar 15, 2014
Submitted on Mar 16, 2014

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