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American Bittern


Pretty sure this is a baby and can't fly yet. He was alone and seemed to be calling to his mama. He still had fluff in his feathers and stood over a foot tall. Taller when he stretched his neck straight up. Very cool. His call was amazing. I took a video too.


In a field, near a stream, behind my friends house

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA

Lat: 46.50, Long: -84.35

Spotted on May 31, 2013
Submitted on Jun 1, 2013

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