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

Avian Rehab Tools

Avian Treatment Calculator
Dosage Calculator

American Bittern Research Tools

Use these links to obtain additional detailed information and research. Life history information is invaluable because it provides diet and habitat info that can be used to formulate diets as well as identify release environments

Ageing, Weight and Longevity
Distribution Maps
eBird Occurrence Map
Cornell Data
Life History Data
Google Scholar
Bird Identification
Scientific Research

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