Well, the sun was shining and the morning forecast looked good! However, the wind was very strong, blowing me to Toft Shallows and bending me double on the return! However, more practice with the Canon 500mm ensued and so far, touch wood, no problems with carrying all the required kit!
Black Headed Gull
I'm just a "Common" old Gull!
Riding the Waves! (Tufted Duck)