Definition of Genus Botaurus

1. Noun. Bitterns.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Botaurus

genus Boletellus
genus Boletus
genus Boltonia
genus Bomarea
genus Bombax
genus Bombina
genus Bombus
genus Bombyx
genus Bonasa
genus Borago
genus Borrelia
genus Bos
genus Boselaphus
genus Boswellia
genus Botaurus (current term)
genus Bothrops
genus Botrychium
genus Bougainvillaea
genus Bougainvillea
genus Bouteloua
genus Bowiea
genus Boykinia
genus Brachinus
genus Brachychiton
genus Brachycome
genus Brachystegia
genus Bradypus
genus Brama
genus Branchiobdella

Literary usage of Genus Botaurus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"Type, as designated by Gray (1840) and by general consent, Ardea stellaris Linn., the first species. The genus Botaurus has been wrongly ascribed to Brisson ..."

2. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"genus Botaurus STEPHENS. Botaurus STEPHENS, General Zoology, XI, Pt. ii, 1819, 592. Type, by subs. desig., ..."

3. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"Genus BOTAURUS, Stephens. Members of this genus are found in most parts of both the Old and New Worlds, and they inhabit many of the islands as well as the ..."

4. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1889)
"Genus BOTAURUS, Brisson, 1760. This genus, containing the typical Bitterns, is easily recognized by its comparatively short bill and large feet, ..."

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