This little beauty has been the star attraction at Brickfields Pond in Rhyl for over a week now. Although it wasn't a Lifer for me having seen a similar bird on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal near Pennington Flash in 2013, it was great to get some decent closeup views and photos of this little cracker in its winter plumage.
However, with a bit of better light at times and some processing, these shots have turned out OK.
Here are two examples of the bird being close but in shadow, giving a bluish tinge to the shots.
And finally the most usual view we got of the bird today - in the middle of the pond.