Yellow Bittern
Breeds in Indian Subcontinent,
east to Japan and Indonesia
...rare vagrant in Alaska.
Ixobrychus sinensis
(L 14-15")
Laem Pak Bia District
Ixobrychus in Greek means
to devour;
sinensis refers to China.
We need the tonic of wildness — to
wade sometimes in marshes where
the bittern and the meadow-hen
(Henry David Thoreau)