Opšti naziv za jednu vrstu ptica (bukavac, vodeni bik),
bittern / bɪtən /
Množina reči bittern je bitterns.
Heronlike wading bird with booming call.
Any of several small herons, in particular the common bittern Botaurus stellaris of Europe and Asia. It is shy, stoutly built, has a streaked camouflage pattern and a loud, booming call. An inhabitant of marshy country, it is now quite rare in Britain.
Relatively small compact tawny-brown heron with nocturnal habits and a booming cry; found in marshes.