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Botaurus poiciloptilus

Australasian Bittern

Australasian Bitterns are widespread but uncommon over south-eastern Australia. In NSW they may be found over most of the state except for the far north-west. They are listed as Endangered under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 (New South Wales) and Endangered under the EPBC Act 1999.

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  • Botaurus poiciloptilus Scientific name
  • Australasian Bittern Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive
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