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Australasian bittern, Botaurus poiciloptilus, AV231

Physical Description

Study skin of a bittern. Body is in a straight line with the extended neck and legs, and the head is tilted so the beak is pointing straight up. Wings are folded back against its body.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 110 x 150 x 880mm

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