Common Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)

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This is the lakeside place of the friendly Robin ~ where I have hung fat seed balls in a wire holder, nuts in a wire holder and bird grain in a plastic tube and access holes. The Robin has learnt to use all three ~ now his neighbours the Blue Tits gather round to get some too. There are several pairs and Mr Robin is none too pleased ~ but can't fight them all off :~) For me ~ I'm trying to learn how to take shots of birds and I'm not finding it easy. The Blue Tits for example hardly ever stay still for longer than a second or two.

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Comments (5)

✿ܓ Gy㋡ngyi ✿ܓ on December 31, 2012


Beautiful bird!



Regards Gyöngyi

Lady Harley on December 31, 2012

A blue titmouse - awesome! In our area, I've only ever seen the tufted titmouse and I've never been able to catch one decently in a picture. You must have the patience of Job - great job! * Like 2 *

Nick Weall on December 31, 2012

✿ܓGyöngyi ✿ܓ, 2Thanks for the like Cy and a Happy New Year to you too ~ nick

Lady Harley It took a couple of hours and normally I have very little patience Judy ~ These little birds must be teaching me some perhaps :~) Thanks for your kind encouragement and like ~ warm wishes ~ nick

sonjamar - No Views… on January 18, 2013

Nice capture.


Best wishes,Sonja

Nick Weall on January 18, 2013

sonjamar ~ Hello and many thanks for the like and compliment ~ Best wishes ~ nick

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Photo taken in Colne Valley Park, Denham Court Drive, Stanwell Moor, Denham, Buckinghamshire UB9 5PG, UK

Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 30, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Nick Weall
    • Taken on 2012/12/30 09:01:57
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1000)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash