Bittern, Ben Andrew,
Bittern, Ben Andrew,

The Bittern is bouncing back to full recovery. This year, the foghorn-like booming song of over 150 males has been recorded in England and Wales, making it an exceptional year in recent history, numbers not thought to have been surpassed since early in the nineteenth century.

Bittern numbers peaked at around 80 booming males in the 1950s, but had


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