Half way to Tower Hide I had a 2 second view through the trees of a bird that had to be the tern, I ran to the next view point and sure enough I could see the fantastic Caspian Tern fishing in front of the hide. If I were in the hide I'd have had very good views and probably some half decent photos...but I wasn't unfortunately. The bird flew back past me after a few mins, where I was able to take some record shots. Very happy to connect with such a bird on my reserve, this is my second Caspian Tern after an individual just south of Kings Lynn about 3-4 years ago. Mid Yare has got a pretty good rarity list so far this year, well for an inland site its pretty good.
Obligatory dodgy photos below- Not that I think it would pose a headache for the rarity panel!