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BBC films rare bittern at Attenborough Nature Reserve

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Visitors to Attenborough Nature Reserve in Nottinghamshire have been treated to unprecedented views of over-wintering bitterns.

The cold weather forced the rare birds out of their usual habitat within the reed beds to go in search of food.

BBC East Midlands Today's Sally Pepper joined birdwatchers to capture footage of one of the country's rarest birds close up and in flight.

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