Mr. Preening in the Sunlight
More colourful and contrasty in large.
It was lovely to see the Goosles: the sun was out but there was a very chilly and blustery wind which made for uncomfortable photography, even if it blew their plumage around pleasingly.
I've uploaded several other shots to Flickr (right from here).
Mr. preening in the sun
Mr. striding in the wind
Synchronised preening (Mr. and coot)
Mr. looking tentative