At Millers Creek this morning we saw a Least Bittern. It was at a distance but it seemed to be significantly smaller than an American Bittern. We checked Crossley and Sibleys and the black cap and the beak seemed right. He looked to be quite dark in flight.

Location: Miller Creek Conservation Area
Observer: Lynne Cotton

Categories: Sightings

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.