And others, like these, flying off.
... here with its bill shut – well it is supposed to be a mute swan.
And another group gets airborne.
And did their best to do some formation flying.
More crazy flying. The Red Arrows are never like this.
This drake Mallard is moulting in to breeding plumage with fuzzy edges to some of its new feathers.
A more-typical drake Mallard with a few new feathers.
At this age there is no hint of the red shield of the adults.
Of course there was a Kingfisher to pose.
And not just posing – searching for ...
... and catching fish.
Here, against the lower mandible, we can see the spine of what seems to be a Stickleback.
It seemed to give the Kingfisher great problems in getting it aligned to swallow.
Time for a rest and digestion.
Different bird, different perch.
The Usain Bolt pose! Note that this bird is ringed on its right leg.
Somewhat easier to see the ring as it scratches.
This is sharper picture but there is nothing to positively identify it from this angle.
Stationary dragonflies are no problem. A female Common Darter obliges.
The hard-working bit in close-up.