After confirming yesterday that catching birds in flight is quite difficult I thought I may as well go practice and work on my technique. The more I practice, the more keepers I find I am getting....who knew!!! I am pretty fussy as to what I keep these days, but the ratio is increasing and so is the post workload. 1. I noticed most of the bigger gulls (molly hawks) fly with an eye mostly on the ground/water looking out for the next meal, makes sense, something I had never noticed before. 2. Quite possibly the same bird from above, shot about 15 minutes earlier on his roost. 3. I shot this bird 10-15 times from different angles to try and get the right light and background composition, this is an old pile right next to a busy wharf with lots of charter signage, I managed to get rid of a fairly busy background with only small compostional changes. 4. Wont bore you all with the many "in flight" shots I did get, but I do quite like this one, almost angelic I thought. 5. Kingfisher: The following shot took some work, these birds are small and nervous and I had a hell of time trying to get close enough to get a decent shot, not a 100% happy with it, but it is the best I got of this species today. A bit of CA that I could only reduce post, extremely bright conditions at the time. Posting this one more for my future reference. All shot with Canon 500D, kenko 1.4 teleconverter and Canon 300 f4L USM. No filters. Thanks for looking. C&C welcomed.