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The Great Pretender

American bitterns are year-round residents in California and is best known as the bird that pretends to be a reed in marsh vegetation. It's remarkable cam...
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American bitterns are year-round residents in California and is best known as the bird that pretends to be a reed in marsh vegetation. It's remarkable camoflage includes pointing it's bill straight upwards to mimic the tall stalks around it. They are very elusive and hard to photograph!
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Flowchart PRO+
 
Flowchart April 19, 2020
excellent PP
trainwoman PRO
 
trainwoman April 24, 2020
Streamlined flight
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Pamelabole May 15, 2020
Wow...great capture!! I saw one once in the reeds looking at me, and then once he put his bill straight u ouldn't see him, even though I knew he was still there.
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