Translation for 'bittern' from English to Russian
NOUN   a bittern | bitterns
выпь {ж}
малая выпь {ж} [Ixobrychus minutus]
(common) little bittern
американская выпь {ж} [Botaurus lentiginosus]
American bittern
чёрный волчок {м} [Dupetor flavicollis, syn.: Ixobrychus flavicollis]
black bittern
охристый волчок {м} [Ixobrychus cinnamomeus]
chestnut bittern
охристый волчок {м} [Ixobrychus cinnamomeus]
cinnamon bittern
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Usage Examples English
  • The sanctuary is Vancouver Island's only documented breeding site of American bittern.
  • Bittern (nigari) was the first coagulant used to make tofu.
  • than the little bittern (25–36 cm). Few specimens are known, and of these doubt exists even about the sex of some, making published descriptions unreliable.
  • Other species that have been recorded include the little bittern, black bittern, red knot, jack snipe and pied avocet (on transient sandbanks).
  • Since the 1990s the RSPB has been attempting to create improved habitats for the formerly endangered UK bittern population, with major reed bed creation at their Ham Wall and Lakenheath Fen reserves being a key part of the bittern recovery programme initiated in 1994 as part of the United Kingdom Biodiversity Action Plan.

  • The least bittern forms a superspecies with the little bittern and yellow bittern. Further specimens followed over the next decades from Florida, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Ontario.
  • The New Zealand bittern ("Ixobrychus novaezelandiae") is extinct.
  • Spotless crake, banded rail, bittern and herons live in the estuary.
  • Yellow bittern, a summer migratory bird species has been observed near the lake.
  • Teniz ([...]; [...]) is a bittern salt lake in Yereymentau District, Akmola Region, Kazakhstan.

  • Sarykopa ([...]; [...]) is a bittern salt lake in the Kostanay Region, Kazakhstan.
  • Botkul ([...]; [...]) is a bittern salt lake in the Kazakhstan–Russia border.
  • Kyzylkak ([...]; [...]) is a bittern salt lake in Ertis District, Pavlodar Region, Kazakhstan.
  • Bolshoy Azhbulat ([...]; [...]) is a bittern salt lake in Uspen District, Pavlodar Region, Kazakhstan.
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