So much better than my poor attempts that day! I like the water reflections and the color there, even if maybe the bird does not show up as well as a plainer background would have done, it adds a sense of place and you have the idea of the environment that he was flying through/in. It is soft enough and goes more out of focus through the frame so I think it adds an interesting element.
The bird looks like it is truly in its natural environment rather than sitting in front of a backdrop. Colors work well together. Nice job.