Dwarf Bittern (Ixobrychus sturmii) - HBW 1, p. 427
French: Blongios de Sturm
Spanish: Avetorillo Plomizo
Other common names: African Dwarf Bittern, Rail Heron
Taxonomy: Ardea Sturmii Wagler, 1827, Senegambia.
Sometimes separated in monospecific genus Ardeirallus. Monotypic.
Distribution: Africa S of Sahara, avoiding arid zones.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
bird relaxing on a branch Locality Marakissa, Western Division, The Gambia
Keith and Lynn Youngs 23 November 2004 4 weeks ago 22 sec 4.3
grooming Locality Marakissa, Western Division, The Gambia
Keith and Lynn Youngs 23 November 2004 4 weeks ago 31 sec 4.3
perched just in view, in the distance - looking around Locality Ankasa-Nini National Park, Western Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 10 December 2010 1 year ago 40 sec 2
A bird perched in a roadside tree
Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa
Chris and Megan Perkins 27 March 2009 4 years ago 3.8
Saw it inside a reed bed within the bioremediation system
Locality South Kurdufan State, Sudan
Abubakr Mohammad 8 June 2011 10 weeks ago 3.8
A bird standing on a tree frozen in camouflage posture
Locality Ankasa-Nini National Park, Western Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Luis Mario Arce 14 February 2013 7 weeks ago 3.5
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