Taken on 30/05/2012
© Jeff Hazell
The breeding female, taken at one of her favoured fishing spots on the day that Natural England announced that the pair have raised at least one chick - which has very recently been seen wing-stretching - marvelous news!
Canon 7D and Sigma 500mm f4.5 prime lens.
Ham Wall RSPB, Somerset & Bristol
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