Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Ciconiiformes > Family Ardeidae > Genus Botaurus

Botaurus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Ardea Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BotaurusStephens, 1819accepted genus name

Species group names

Ardea stellaris Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: gakthi sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): rørdrum sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Голям воден бик sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: rørdrum sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: roerdomp sources: Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 English: bittern; Eurasian bittern; great bittern sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2011. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.8).
 English-United States: Bittern; Great Bittern sources: Charles Hussey
 French: butor étoilé
 Gaelic: bonnán sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Bonnán
 German: Rohrdommel sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Ευρασιατικός Ήταυρος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Bonnán sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): אנפה מסורטטת sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: tarabuso sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: didysis baublys sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: rørdrum sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: rørdrum sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 144
 Norwegian Nynorsk: røyrdrum sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 144
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): røyrdrum sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: bąk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: Buhai de baltă sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: большая выпь; выпь большая sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: bobnarica sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: avetoro común sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: rördrom sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: balaban sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Бугай sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: aderyn y bwn

Literature

basis of record

ITIS database

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Botaurus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:345750

Drs Cees Roselaar. Botaurus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96630

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, not brackish, fresh

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex I 2009This species is the subject of special conservation measures concerning their habitat in order to ensure their survival and reproduction in their area of distribution, according to Annex I of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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