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Little Bittern(male)

Ixobrychus minutus


One of the smallest members of the heron family the little birttern is only about 9-14 inches long. They have a breeding range from Europe and Asia through Africa. Birds from Europe and the more temperate [arts of asia are migratory, whereas the populations breeding in the tropics are not The female has brown wings and the juvenile is striped/speckled


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Zambezi Region, Namibia

Spotted on Dec 27, 2013
Submitted on Aug 6, 2014

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