With spells of heavy rain and a brisk southerly wind it was always going to be a afternoon at the puddles ..
It seems like ages since we had a Caspian, CB has been pulling them out daily at Shawell, MC had a adult in the week and today MB had a 1st & 3rd. W on the reserve ..
Conditions had increased gull no's with easily 1000+ birds spread out in multiple roosts visible from the boats, the wait was on, all afternoon and it was not looking like it was going to happen then all to briefly in came a 2nd. W bird, two fly-by's it kept trying to land but it never did ..
1/250 ~ F5 ~ iso 800 = crap light
Caspian Gull ~ 2nd. W