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There is a bird that lives in the marshy lands throughout North America.  It has a other-worldly voice that carries for miles.  Its camouflage is so good that it is rarely seen.  It is a masterful ninja, when it comes to staying hidden in plain sight.  See if you can spot it in the photo below. 

Having trouble finding it?  Well, here is a short youtube video of it moving through the reed grass of this marsh edge.  Notice that not only does its color and pattern match the background, but it also sways its body to match the movement of the marsh grasses in the breeze!

Also, if you want to see some clear photos of the bird here are some close ups of the same individual.

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Still wondering what this strange creature is?  Its the American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus).


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