Taken on 29/02/2008
© Michael Roberts
During a 'frog hunt' the bittern took a short break up in the reeds, probably to digest the numerous frogs it ate. After half an hour it climbed back down to carry on feeding, which is when this image was taken.
Moore NR, Cheshire
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