And on the canal a narrowboat, Rhapsody, passed as I was walking to town (cat food!).
Think it’s a hire boat: I asked how far they’d come: “Not sure.” came the reply in a transatlantic accent.
Back on the pond the “bottom” grebe pair were maintaining their distance from the bank, so no pics of the young (damnit).
It’s a toss up but I think they can move faster under water than on the surface.
Just to finish, a pair of coot chicks