Male Adult Little Bittern

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Colouring Black upper with green gloss, pale lower
Voice Short nasal
Feeds on Fish, frogs, shrimps
Flight Quick and low
Nesting Bush
Social Solitary
Male Adult Little Bittern
Male Adult Little Bittern
Page Last Updated 11/11/2019 3:20:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Vulnerable
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae
Species Ixobrychus minutus
Category Bitterns
StdName Little Bittern
Vital Statistics
Length 13.0 to 15.0 ins
Weight 5.0 to 5.3 ozs
Wingspan 19.3 to 22.8 ins
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Adult Little Bittern (Species=Ixobrychus minutus / Standard Name=Little Bittern)