Maximilian I think the middle shot is almost as ugly as mine! Maybe there is a place for a thread of ugly birds after all- just joking!Thank you, too. By the way: IMHO there are only few birds I would call ugly
Another cute ugly. This was down in a very secluded private area - she thought! Some fill flash sure could have helped.The fill flash would have illuminated that whatever (leaves?) was between you and the wagtail (?) even more.
So maybe no good idea.
How close did you get to that little bird? and what focal length did you use?