Botaurus stellaris


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Related to Botaurus stellaris: Platalea leucorodia, Plegadis falcinellus
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Noun1.Botaurus stellaris - a kind of bitternBotaurus stellaris - a kind of bittern      
bittern - relatively small compact tawny-brown heron with nocturnal habits and a booming cry; found in marshes
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According to IUCN, 4 migratory bird species found here are critically endangered (Ruddy Kingfisher- Halcyon coromanda; Gull-billed Tern- Gelochelidon nilotica; Caspian Tern- Sterna caspia; Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris, where as 2 migratory birds (White-tailed Eagle- Haliaeetus albicilla Pallas's Fish Eagle- Haliaeetus leucoryphus) are endangered.
Acrocephalus arundinaceus Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Ardea purpurea Botaurus stellaris Cobitis taenia Locustella luscinioides Misgurnus fossilis Porzana porzana
It also aims to create favourable conditions for the species, Botaurus stellaris and Tringa glareola.