Botaurus poiciloptilus

2 Australasian Bittern at suppressed

Botaurus poiciloptilus at suppressed - 2 Feb 2023
Botaurus poiciloptilus at suppressed - 2 Feb 2023
Botaurus poiciloptilus at suppressed - 2 Feb 2023
Botaurus poiciloptilus at suppressed - 2 Feb 2023
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Botaurus poiciloptilus 3 Feb 2023 Darcy

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Significant sighting

Darcy noted:

3 Feb 2023

Endangered nationally and in NSW

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This bittern had stepped out from the edge of the rice paddy just as we were passing by. We stopped for some pics (blurry from excitement), and also heard a male booming not far off in the distance.

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