WoRMS taxon details

Botaurus lentiginosus (Rackett, 1813)

159839  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159839)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution Caribbean; North America; Labrador to Gulf States, winters in Panama  
Distribution Caribbean; North America; Labrador to Gulf States, winters in Panama [details]
WoRMS (2018). Botaurus lentiginosus (Rackett, 1813). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159839 on 2018-02-26
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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
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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 Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

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

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. 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. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Animal Diversity Web., available online at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, 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. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

LanguageName 
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]