Dwarf bittern

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Dwarf bittern
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I. sturmii
Binomial name
Ixobrychus sturmii
(Wagler, 1827)

The dwarf bittern (Ixobrychus sturmii) is a species of heron in the family Ardeidae. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

References[edit]

  • BirdLife International (2008). "Ixobrychus sturmii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 February 2009.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link) Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern.