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Botaurus lentiginosus (Rackett, 1813)

159839  (

marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Distribution Caribbean; North America; Labrador to Gulf States, winters in Panama  
Distribution Caribbean; North America; Labrador to Gulf States, winters in Panama [details]
CaRMS (2021). Botaurus lentiginosus (Rackett, 1813). Accessed at: on 2021-06-13
Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2021). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Botaurus lentiginosus (Rackett, 1813). Accessed at: on 2021-06-13
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z

context source (Bermuda) Wingate, D. B. (1973). A Checklist and Guide to the Birds of Bermuda. David B. Wingate, Hamilton, Bermuda. [details]   

basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H. J. (1990). Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 221: 532 p., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Animal Diversity Web. <em>University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.</em> , available online at [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. (2003). The encyclopedia of North American birds. <em>Paragon Publishing.</em> 1-383. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C.; Macías, V.; Velarde, E. (2009). Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.</em>  [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet insects, amphibians, crayfish and small fish and mammals [details]

Dimensions Length:28" (71 cm); Wingspan: 42" (107 cm) [details]

Distribution Caribbean; North America; Labrador to Gulf States, winters in Panama [details]

Habitat wetlands [details]

Reproduction Breeds from Newfoundland, the southern shore of Hudson Bay, and southern Mackenzie south to Maryland, Missouri, and southern California. Winters from the central United States and southern British Columbia south to the West Indies and Central America. The nest is placed on a platform of vegetation among cattails and rushes. Eggs are laid from late May to mid July. [details]
Danish Amerikansk rørdrum  [details]
Dutch Amerikaanse roerdomp  [details]
English American bittern  [details]
French Butor d'Amérique  [details]
German Nordamerikanische Rohrdommel  [details]
Lithuanian Šiaurės Amerikos baublys  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Amerikarørdrum  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Amerikarøyrdrum  [details]
Polish bąk Amerykański  [details]
Russian американская выпь  [details]
Spanish avetoro lentiginoso  [details]
Turkish balaban kuşu  [details]
Welsh aderyn y bwn America  [details]
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