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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 14th March, 2010)

Little Bluey

Little Bluey
Blue tit at Pennington Flash, Leigh

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D700 - Nikon 24-70mm AF-S F2.8)
Views: 4,650

Comment by: Ken R on 14th March 2010 at 00:09

That is a very beautiful photo.

Comment by: David Barker on 14th March 2010 at 00:35

Stunning photo Dave ,the detail of the feathers is outstanding, one of our favourite garden vistors.

Comment by: Ellen on 14th March 2010 at 03:34

Just beautiful! He's looking a bit wary of you; Thanks,Dave.

Comment by: Maureen Andrews [nee Mcgovern] on 14th March 2010 at 08:42

That is an absolutely beautiful shot Dave,gorgeous.

Comment by: pat bradshaw on 14th March 2010 at 09:18

only one thing to say about this photo.......WOW.

Comment by: COLIN HARLOW on 14th March 2010 at 09:19

Lovely picture Dave, It's that time of the year when spring is just round the corner, and all the birds are courting and singing. I have two nest boxes in my garden, and Tits (parus caeruleus) have used them in the past years. Its important we encourage birds to our gardens because of the decline in population of all birds. Tits are mostly found in deciduous woods, especially (oak) parks and gardens in all areas including cities. Birds like the blue tits, bring any garden to life.

Comment by: Ron D on 14th March 2010 at 09:41

Great. How did you get so close with a wide lens ?. They won't keep still. I get sharp bodies and blurred heads . The little blighters.

Comment by: Dave on 14th March 2010 at 10:08

Thanks folks.

Ron - I took this at 500mm - I was about 15 feet away.

Comment by: The Gwim Weaper on 14th March 2010 at 13:09

Superb shot. Well done

Comment by: Beryl on 14th March 2010 at 13:54

I do love the photos of the day, abd they are the first thing I look at each I log on, but,I have to confess the ones of the wild life are always pure joy. What a gift

Comment by: Catherine on 14th March 2010 at 14:27

Fabulous photo there.

Comment by: Maureen T. on 14th March 2010 at 15:40

Just fantastic!!!

Comment by: John on 14th March 2010 at 16:23

Superb picture of a beautiful bird - - Well done Dave.

Comment by: Bradshaw D. on 14th March 2010 at 19:03

That is the finest picture of a blue tit thst I have seen. Well done.

Comment by: Cecilia on 16th March 2010 at 18:10

Super picture Dave.

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