Throwback Thursday travels back to Martin Mere Wetland Centre, Lancashire, England in the early 1990s.
I had planned on being at this location for sunset after working out roughly where the sun would set earlier in the day. I had been in the same hide (blind) earlier in the day when the sun was behind it taking shots of the various species feeding. I may have even photographed this particular bird.
A Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) at sunset.
One from the archives taken in Lancashire, England in the mid 1990s.
I was at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Martin Mere reserve. There was a few Whooper Swans (Cygnus cygnus) close to one of the hides in the morning. With the nice light on the birds I spent some time shooting as wide a variety of images as possible.
I like the way the light is catching the drops of water on the birds head and neck as it feeds.