Von Schrenck's Bittern

Ixobrychus eurhythmus

Order

PELECANIFORMES

Family

Bitterns, Herons and Egrets (Ardeidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

IXOEUR

ITIS

HEAD

Von Schrenck's Bittern Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Yellow
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black-chestnut
  • Forehead Color: Black-chestnut
  • Nape Color: Rufous or rust.
  • Throat Color: Buff
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Von Schrenck's Bittern Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 33-42 cm (13-16.5 in)
  • Weight: 88-122 g (3.1-4.3 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: Buff
  • Upperparts: Rufous or rust.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Von Schrenck's Bittern Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Weak direct flight with slow labored wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 48-58 cm (19-23 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Plain
  • Upper Tail: Rufous or rust.
  • Under Tail: Buff
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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