American Bittern

American Bittern at Great Meadows

April 19, 2015

An American bittern at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Jean Connelly.
An American bittern at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Jean Connelly.
Jean Connelly photographed this American bittern at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord. This bird is listed as Endangered by the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act. You can learn more about the American bittern from the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program.