Black throated diver (Gavia arctica) : A superb rare wild bird in the UK : This individual dropped in to our local reservoir hopefully on his trip north to Scotland to breed . This is a male in his spectacular summer plumage.
Rare and endangered UK wild bird,adult male in summer plumage in evening sunlight .
Close up adult male in summer plumage.
Close up with red eye!
Water droplets from a quick shake of the bill.
Fish supper down at the reservoir
Water droplets creating lines of beads on the head plumage.
Emerging from a small wave