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Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus



References

Ekstrom, J. M. M.; Jones, J. P. G.; Willis, J.; Isherwood, I. 2000. The humid forests of New Caledonia: biological research and conservation recommendations for the vertebrate fauna of Grande Terre. CSB Conservation Publications, Cambridge, U.K.

Garnett, S. 1992. Threatened and extinct birds of Australia. Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union and Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service, Moonee Ponds, Australia.

Garnett, S. T.; Crowley, G. M. 2000. The action plan for Australian birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.

Garnett, S. T.; Szabo, J. K.; Dutson, G. 2011. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood.

Heather, B. D.; Robertson, H. A. 1996. The field guide to the birds of New Zealand. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Marchant, S.; Higgins, P. J. 1990. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds, 1: ratites to ducks. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

O’Donnell, C. F. J. 2011. Breeding of the Australasian Bittern (Botaurus poiciloptilus) in New Zealand. Emu 111: 197-201.

Pickering, R.; Gole, C. 2008. Swan coastal plain Australasian Bittern surveys 2007-2008.

Smith, P. J., Smith, J. E., Pressey, R. L., and Whish, G. L. 1995. Birds of particular conservation concern in the Western Division of New South Wales: distribution, habitats and threats. Occasional Paper 20. New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service, Sydney.

Further resources

Australian Govt - Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000 - Recovery Outline

Explore HBW Alive for further information on this species

Search for photos, videos and sounds of this species in the Internet Bird Collection.

Species factsheet from HeronConservation - The IUCN-SSC Heron Specialist Group

Media resources
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Botaurus poiciloptilus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2017.