Distribution and Habitat of the Least Bittern and Other Marsh Bird Species inSouthern Manitoba

Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) Science Article 7


Call-response surveys were conducted to better delineate and estimate thepopulation of the nationally threatened least bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) and their habitatrequirements in southern Manitoba, Canada. Other marsh bird species whose populationsare believed to be declining due to wetland loss throughout, or in parts of, their rangewere also surveyed including the American bittern

Stacey Hay, University of Manitoba

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