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Ixobrychus exilis (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
Least Bittern
Family: Ardeidae

© Greg Lavaty  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #9226)

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Distribution of Ixobrychus exilis in British Columbia
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Only two summer records of this species exist for British Columbia, both of which are substantiated by photographic evidence.

1.(1) adult; July 30, 1955; Vernon
2.(1) adult; June 16, 1974; Musqueum Flats, Vancouver

Note Authors: Rick Toochin and Jamie Fenneman

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeSNAAccidentalT (Nov 2001)
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Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2019. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 14/12/2019 1:42:41 PM]
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