|B L||W W||W||Family||Latin Name|
|13" 33.1cm||17" 43.2cm||2.8oz 79.4g||Ardeidae||Ixobrychus exilis|
The Least Bittern is the smaller bittern between the two native species seen in North America. This tiny marsh bird is able to conceal itself in a single clump of grass. This bittern is more likely to be heard calling than to actually being seen. These small marsh birds are also found in Cuba.