|Great Bittern ( Botaurus stellaris )|
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| Of colour yellowish and black brown, it moves very slowly. actif mainly at nightfall, the day it remains hidden in reeds.
|| When he is threatened deploie the fan-shaped wings and throws the beak towards the eye of his aggressor with a remarkable speed.
|Habitat :|| The big roselières and the swamps. In rarefaction because of the disparation of the environment.|
|Food :|| Fishes, batrachians, insects and molluscs.|
|Size :||27.186 inch (69-81 cm)
||Weight : 900-1,1 kg
||Wing span : 49.25 inch (125-135 cm)