American Bittern, Kearny Marsh

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Copy of IMG_5146 Ron Shields was kayaking in the Kearny Marsh earlier this week when he took these amazing photos of an American Bittern in beautiful plumage.  (Thanks, Ron!)

More on the American Bittern (a threatened species in New Jersey) here: Ambittern.

3 thoughts on “American Bittern, Kearny Marsh

  1. Mike G.

    Beautiful shot. I saw an AB on an pontoon-boat eco-tour late last fall, but that day was overcast and the bird was not so wonderfully lit up as in your photos.


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