American bittern in Ireland

This video from Washington state in the USA says about itself:

American Bittern Mating Call

Here’s an American Bittern performing his mating call. I really need to pick up a decent microphone to deal with the wind. Taken at Ridgefield NWR on Apr. 23, 2012 with my Canon 7D.

From Cork bird news in Ireland, on Twitter:

7/12, 16.10: American Bittern still present Castlefreke Lake this pm.

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