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Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis

LC Least Concern
Alan F. Poole, Peter E. Lowther, James P. Gibbs, F. A. Reid, and Scott M. Melvin
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020

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Recommended Citation

Poole, A. F., P. E. Lowther, J. P. Gibbs, F. A. Reid, and S. M. Melvin (2020). Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.leabit.01