Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Black-backed Bittern

Black-backed Bittern Ixobrychus novaezelandiae

Described by: Potts (1871)
Alternate common name(s): New Zealand Bittern, Australian Bittern, Brown-backed Little-bittern
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Ocean View, Queensland, Australia - Dec, 2002 © Tom Tarrant 
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New Zealand;
Ex. restricted range;
South Island.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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