American Bittern

Took this photo (and many others) of this Bittern on May 1st of this year. Found it in a swamp near my home. Watched it for about two hours hoping it would catch something. My wait was finally rewarded when it caught this bull frog.

Canon 5d III, 500 f4, 1.4 ext, ISO 400, 1/2000, 5.6, bean bag on car door.

Jake, a fine action catch with a good look at both the Bittern and it’s dinner in the midst of plenty of vegetation.