An adult fishing and catching a big prey in a dense reedbed.

An adult fishing and catching a big prey in a dense reedbed.
Species: Eurasian Bittern   Botaurus stellaris
Subspecies: stellaris
Author: Pierandrea Brichetti
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Added to IBC: 22 Dec 2013 - 11:17
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Altitude (m): 
32 meters


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Pierandrea Brichetti, IBC1218674. Accessible at

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Pierandrea Brichetti, IBC1218674. Video of Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris at Oasi di Torrile, Italy. Accessible at

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