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Botaurus stellaris (Great Bittern, Bittern) is a species of birds in the family Ardeidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are found in the palearctic, the indo-malayan realm, and Afrotropics. They are crepuscular. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on flight to move around.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of great bittern, bittern. View this species on GBIF