American Bittern

Order: 

Ciconiiformes

Family: 

Ardeidae

Genus: 

Botaurus

Species: 

lentiginosus

Name: 

American Bittern

Weight: 

370-500 g

Species Type: 

Avian

Species ID: 

223

Species Link: 

American Bittern Life History Traits (averages)

Female Maturity: 

365 days

Male Maturity: 

365 days

Incubation: 

34 days

Clutch size: 

4

Adult Weight: 

706 grams

Maximum Longevity: 

8.3 years