Least Bitterns are very small herons. They have long legs and toes, daggerlike bills, and long necks that they often keep drawn in, giving a hunched appearance. Agitated birds may raise the crown and neck feathers.
Larger than a Red-winged Blackbird, smaller than a Green Heron.between robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 11.0-14.2 in (28-36 cm)
- Weight: 1.6-3.4 oz (46-95 g)
- Wingspan: 16.1-18.1 in (41-46 cm)