Length: 10-15 in Wingspan: 15-20 in Weight: 0.2 lbs
Streaked white and light brown front. Black cap and back. Rufous to orange along neck.
Range map by Kushlan and Hancock 2005
Size doesn’t matter, at least not to a Least Bittern. These birds hunt aquatic prey by straddling marsh reeds, allowing them to access water much deeper than their tiny legs.
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