Long-tailed tits (Aegithalidae)

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The long-tailed tit is easily recognisable with its distinctive colouring, a tail that is bigger than its body, and undulating flight. Gregarious and noisy residents, long-tailed tits are most usually noticed in small, excitable flocks of about 20 birds. Like most tits, they rove the woods and hedgerows, but are also seen on heaths and commons with suitable bushes. From the RSPB

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Comments (15)

Mahdi Kalhor on March 2, 2013

I don't know them! thanks for sharing. Like, All the best from Iran. Mahdi

Nick Weall on March 3, 2013

Mahdi Kalhor Hello Mahdi ~ So now you know a new bird :~) Thanks for the like ~ All the best ~ nick

Bert Kaufmann on March 3, 2013

Splendid capture, Nick. Sharp and very detailed !

Fredy Ruiz on March 3, 2013

Beautiful picture. I appreciate the info about this bird since I did not know about it. Like.

Nick Weall on March 3, 2013

Bert Kaufmann ~ It took me a couple of months before I had this opportunity Bert then it is very hard to get two birds sufficiently in focus when apart like this ~ Thanks for your generous compliments ~ all the best ~ nick

Faruíz Hello and many thanks for your like and kind comments ~ I'm so pleased that the information was of value to you ~ All the best ~ nick

mato angel 1 on March 3, 2013

Are there any red breasted ones???

Nick Weall on March 3, 2013

mato angel 1 ~ Behave yourself Ray :~)

⚔ Richard ⚔ on March 3, 2013

I always think they look so beautiful Nick great shot Like..Regards Richard

Nadia Kushnir on March 3, 2013

Superb!!!!!!

Nick Weall on March 3, 2013

♰ Linrich ♰, ~ Hi Richard ~ I agree ~~ and thanks for the like ~ all the best ~ nick

nadiakushnir, ~ Thanks a million dear Nadia ~~~

Derek Geer on March 4, 2013

Very nice bird series Nick. Regards Derek

✿ܓ Gyöngyi ✿ܓ on March 4, 2013

Beautiful bird.

Beautiful photo!

Sincerely, Gyöngyi

Nick Weall on March 4, 2013

Derek Geer Thanks for your nice long visit Derek I'm so pleased that you have enjoyed the series ~ All the best ~ nick

✿ܓGyöngyi ✿ܓ, 4 ~ hiya beautiful Gy and many thanks for your lovely compliments ~ nick

Cemil özkan on March 5, 2013

Lovely!!!!L+FGreetingsCemil

Nick Weall on March 5, 2013

cecemil, ~ Hello and thank you so much for the YSL and compliment ~ Best wishes ~ nick

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  • Uploaded on March 2, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Nick Weall
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D700
    • Taken on 2013/03/02 16:00:43
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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