The Wigeon flock (there was about 500 on this stretch) was a little skittish to say the least and the strong wind made capturing a record shot all the more tricky.
|Drake American Wigeon (front, right) with Eurasian Wigeons, River Ribble (Lancs) 7 January 2012.|
Not too bad for walking distance from the house (albeit a long walk!).
|Longton Marsh, 7 January 2012.|