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  • I take photos of little birds such as Bittern birds and they are reproduced really well.

    News: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)

  • "The Bittern is a shy and solitary bird; it is never seen on the wing in the daytime, but sits, generally with the head erect, hid among the reeds and rushes of extensive marshes, from whence it will not stir, unless disturbed by the sportsman.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 22, August, 1859

  • Tim is also an award-winning playwright, and his environmental drama The Cry of the Bittern won a Public Awareness of Science Drama Award in 1998.

    TEDTalks: Tim Jackson's Economic Reality Check

  • "I have seen the American Bittern and she hasn't," Ranger Del Pilar added, trying to save belated face.

    Birding on the City's Far Edge

  • I was impressed by the group of excitable orange-suited RailTrack engineers who were making a fuss over Bittern a sister locomotive to Mallard on a rare excursion down south.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • (The final death toll, proudly printed on the last page, is "Pigs 10; Snipe 45; Deer6; Plover 6; Jackalls [sic] 6; Pigeons 24; Hares4; Swan 1; Geese13; Bittern 1; Duck54; Sea Pheasant 7; Widgeon152; Bargander [?] 3; Teal102; Grebe Duck 4; Woodcock 203.")

    July Books 15) The Cruise of the R.Y.S. Eva

  • Oops I should clarify- locally it's also known as the Tiger Bittern.

    Belizean Birds in the New York Times!

  • And came away with some nice "ticks" in the notebook: flocks of bleached-white Little and Intermediate (Plumed) Egrets out of season (they should be winter migrants), the Cinnamon Bittern and the duller Yellow Bittern, the immaculate Red-wattled Lapwing, Purple Herons with their ungainly necks, and lots of other interesting stuff.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • A Church Rail Trail incentive scheme is already running to encourage visitors to churches on One railway's Bittern and Wherry lines.

    Norfolk and Waveney Churches Discovery Project

  • Pity my Bittern VLine train was cancelled the other day and then it cost $45 to get from Spencer St to Rye: | Here's some kewl late night stats on Amazon's angel funding and expansionary capital.

    Amazonian Angels

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