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. The bird grain tube is to be partially seen here.

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Comments (7)

Rosalyn Hilborne on December 31, 2012

What a beautiful series of pictures Nick! I have picked this one for the YS. Happy New Year. Rosa.

Nick Weall on December 31, 2012

* ♦Rosa♦* Thanks for the encouragement Rosa and more thanks for the YSL ~ All the very best to you for 2013 ~ nick

Nick Weall on December 31, 2012

Steve Drury, ~ Wow another YSL brilliant and many thanks to you Steve I'm so chuffed that you like this series as you have plenty of experience taking birds ~ I was lucky the sun lasted a couple of hours even if it eas hidden behind clouds for some of the time ~ all the best ~ nick

Jordi Carbonell on January 1, 2013

Nice series, a great job!. Happy 2013, best wishes!

Nick Weall on January 1, 2013

Jordi Carbonell ~ Hiya Jordi and a very Happy New Year to you too ~ I'm glad you have enjoyed this series ~ All the best ~ nick

Derek Geer on January 1, 2013

Agree with all the comments above - another excellent photo. Regards Derek

Nick Weall on January 1, 2013

Derek Geer ~ Wow ~ Thank you Derek ~ All the best ~ nick

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Photo taken in Old Uxbridge Road, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3, UK

Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 30, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Nick Weall
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D700
    • Taken on 2012/12/30 09:11:36
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/2000)
    • Focal Length: 195.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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