Bittern  (Botaurus stellaris)
Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)

Taking off

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Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)

In flight over the reed bed.

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Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)

Eye spy from the reeds

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Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)

Making off with a large pike for lunch

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Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)

Captured

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Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)

Large male Bittern chasing a stolen meal

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