Then as if that all wasn't enough Gav spotted the patch's first Bewick's Swan for eons in amongst the Swan flock on Bridge Marsh late this afternoon. I got there at around 4.20, it was almost dark, but I attempted a record shot.
Awful! But that's it, the small one at the back.
To see some MUCH better photos of it look HERE
I had a tad more success with the Bearded Tits. I even took some nice shots with the S3 because they were pretty close and it was sunny. Even so I couldn't resist digiscoping a few too.
Showing well on the path...
... Like so,
Below are some of my better efforts with the Canon S3.
The best of the digiscoped shots,
(digiscoping was frustratingly tricky as the birds kept swaying out of the FOV)
What a sexy bird!
And so is this one! He's still on my list! ;-)