Dwarf Bittern

Ixobrychus sturmii - Blongios de Sturm

Blongios de Sturm
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ixobrychus

  • Species
    :

    sturmii

Descriptor

Wagler, 1827

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 142 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Dwarf Bittern (Ixobrychus sturmii) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Blongios de Sturm,
  • Avetorillo Plomizo,
  • Garçote-anão,
  • Graurückendommel,
  • szerecsentörpegém,
  • Afrikaanse Woudaap,
  • Tarabusino nano,
  • Pygmérördrom,
  • Skiferrørdrum,
  • bučiačik trpasličí,
  • bukáček trpasličí,
  • Pygmæhejre,
  • sinipikkuhaikara,
  • Dwergrietreier,
  • martinet menut de Sturm,
  • Helluþvari,
  • bączek ciemny,
  • pundurdumpis,
  • afriška čapljica,
  • Сероспинный волчок,
  • クロヨシゴイ,
  • 蓝苇鳽,
  • 藍葦鳽,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha), Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels)

Geographic range

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