Bird frequently raised crown as in most following shots.
The bird stayed faithful to this end clump of tamarisk.
The sea wall provided the twitch with an ideal platform.
Paler outer weds on outer tail feathers.
Long claws noticeable on darker grey feet compared to dull pink legs, but not really booted...
Immerged with large fly.
Head on hippo look but with white breast in belly standing out in sunlight.
Squared off iduna shaped tail with notch in centre cf accros.
Flushing away note tail shape and paler outer web of outer tail feathers.
Overall greyer milky tea-coloured upperparts should set all alarm bells ringing.