This bird however was not camera shy!
This was before a very inconsiderate dog walker came right past the bird and moved it a bit further up the beach.
This image shows it happily loitering around the car park. I guess it was hoping for a free hand out and to stay close to the resident gulls.
We tried for the Surf Scoter from the top of Old Colwyn but could only see a large flock of Common Scoter riding the waves.
What a cracker!