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Species Information

Family: ARDEIDAE

Breeding Status: migrant

Primary Breeding Diet: fish

External Species Links

 American Bittern at USGS

 American Bittern at Cornell

 American Bittern at NatureServe

Photo by Kevin T. Karlson
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