Category Archives: Bitterns

In The Weeds

This American Bittern thinks it has disappeared in marsh grass just as the rising sun spreads into the scene.

Also posted in Shorebirds, Winter 2011

American Bittern

American Bitterns have a color pattern that allows them to blend into the grasses they live in. They also point their beaks skyward to add to the effect of being one with the marsh. I found this bittern this morning doing a fine job of blending in even though its beak broke into the early rays of sun.

Also posted in Fall 2010, Shorebirds

Shy Bittern, November 11

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Also posted in Fall 2007 Tagged , |