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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Bittern



Beauty Of Animal | Bittern | Bitterns are a classification of birds in the heron family, Ardeidae, a family of wading birds. Species, called bitterns tend to be shorter neck, and members are often more secret than this family.


Was called in English hæferblæte old; the word "Bulwark" came into English from Old French butor itself from Gallo Roman butitaurus, a portmanteau būtiō Latin and bull Bitterns the formation of precursor species in the heron family, and. Botaurinae.


Bitterns reedbeds typically frequent marshes and similar areas, and feed on amphibians, reptiles and insects, and fish.Unlike similar ibises, spoonbills and storks, herons and bitterns fly with their necks down, not outstretched.



 

 
Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Animalia
Phylum:     Chordata
Class:     Aves
Order:     Pelecaniformes
Family:     Ardeidae
Subfamily:     Botaurinae

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