genus Botaurus


genus Botaurus
noun
bitterns
Syn: ↑Botaurus
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ardeidae, ↑family Ardeidae

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  • Botaurus — Taxobox name = Botaurus image width = 200px image caption = American Bittern ( Botaurus lentiginosus ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Ciconiiformes familia = Ardeidae genus = Botaurus genus authority = Stephens, 1819… …   Wikipedia

  • Botaurus — noun bitterns • Syn: ↑genus Botaurus • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ardeidae, ↑family Ardeidae • Member Meronyms: ↑Americ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Botaurus lentiginosus — Bittern Bit tern, n. [OE. bitoure, betore, bitter, fr. F. butor; of unknown origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) A wading bird of the genus {Botaurus}, allied to the herons, of various species. [1913 Webster] Note: The common European bittern is {Botaurus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Botaurus stellaris — Bittern Bit tern, n. [OE. bitoure, betore, bitter, fr. F. butor; of unknown origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) A wading bird of the genus {Botaurus}, allied to the herons, of various species. [1913 Webster] Note: The common European bittern is {Botaurus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Botaurus lentiginosus — noun a kind of bittern • Syn: ↑American bittern, ↑stake driver • Hypernyms: ↑bittern • Member Holonyms: ↑Botaurus, ↑genus Botaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Botaurus stellaris — noun a kind of bittern • Syn: ↑European bittern • Hypernyms: ↑bittern • Member Holonyms: ↑Botaurus, ↑genus Botaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird genus — noun a genus of birds • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Protoavis, ↑genus Archaeopteryx, ↑genus Archeopteryx, ↑genus Sinornis, ↑genus Ibero mesornis, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bittern — Taxobox name = Bitterns image caption = Least Bittern regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Ciconiiformes familia = Ardeidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Ixobrychus Billberg, 1828 Botaurus Stephens, 1819Bitterns… …   Wikipedia

  • List of birds of Bulgaria — The list of Bulgarian birds includes all bird species which have been seen in the country. Birds marked with (W) are species which spend the winter in Bulgaria but do not breed there, birds marked with (V) are vagrant species and birds marked… …   Wikipedia

  • South American Bittern — Taxobox | name = South American Bittern status = LC | status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=49613|title=Botaurus pinnatus|downloaded=03 July 2007 Database entry includes justification for why …   Wikipedia


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