search

basic information
video
reports

Eurasian Bittern

Botaurus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Бугай | Выпь
adult

2015-08-08
Yagotin
© Oksana Raldugina

Description

Background color of Great Bittern is clayey-buff; each feather is black-brown mottled. Forehed, crown and nape are black-brownish. There are no differences in seasonal and age plumages. Bill, legs and skin near eyes are greenish-yellow; legs are slightly greener than bill; claws are black-brown, eyes are yellow. Sizes: wing 320-350, tail 113-116, tarsus 96-102 mm.

References

"Птицы Казахстана" том 1. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1960.

supplement

go to family:

in other projects

Birds of Kazakhstan

Birds of Siberia

Birds of Xinjiang

Birds of Europaean part of Russia

Birds of Far East Russia

Birds of Russia

Birds of Belarus

Birds of Uzbekistan

Birds of Tyumen Oblast