Black Bittern’s neck fully stretched

“Further to the video of the Von Schrenck’s Bittern (Ixobrychus eurhythmus) LINK displaying the extension of the ‘telescopic’ neck, I had the opportunity to witness the full extension of the neck of the Black Bittern (Ixobrychus flavicollis) at Pulau Ubin (below).

“In my previous encounter with the Black Bittern, it showed other interesting behaviour, but kept the neck extension at bay while searching for quarry LINK.

Lena Chow
3rd May


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