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Bedraggled Great tit with not a lot of feathers left............I don't know if it's a parasite or just a hard breeding season..............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Many thanks to Lillian, Barbara, Ronnie, Polli, Nathan and Lynnie for their valued User Awards for the Squawking Starlings............thank you.......GrinGrinGrin

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Hair Today............Gone Tomorrow............
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:21 Jul 2013 - 7:24 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Canon, Feathers, Great tit, NaturesHaven, Wildlife / nature
Votes:59

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Caziwinkles
21 Jul 2013 - 7:28 PM

Excellent image - fab title too. Maybe he thinks he is a relative to the bald eagle!! Wink

Carol

Franko59
Franko59 Plus Member 4Franko59 vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 7:28 PM

Superb it made me smileSmile,,, regards Ian

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 7:40 PM

Poor thing, Julia!
Needs to leave a bit more head room when flying low!!

Richard

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 7:46 PM

I wonder what has caused that feather loss: the bird looks healthy enough otherwise.
Ronnie.

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96360 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 7:49 PM

Hard season and in the middle of a good moult I reckon

The extreme weather won't have helpedSad

Adrian

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 7:51 PM

Poor little fella, he looks so embarrassed about being photographed Sad Carol

Last Modified By CarolG at 21 Jul 2013 - 7:52 PM
Margaret101
Margaret101 Plus Member 4Margaret101 vcard United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 - 7:52 PM

It Looks like he had a hard night!! Great shot!

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65120 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:11 PM

Oh, I hope it's not a parasite. I hope he's just been enjoying himself too much. Grin

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44162 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom112 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:16 PM

There once was an ugly Great Tit, feathers all knackered and torn....

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9903 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1720 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:35 PM

He really should stop using that anti-dandruff shampoo, there are too many chemicals in it.

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:57 PM

Poor little bird, she's going to get sunburned. Great shot though......Sandy

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 9:31 PM

Poor thing... superb capture Julia.

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 11:00 PM

Excellent capture Julia.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 - 12:41 AM

Great captureSmileSmile

Eileen

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 4Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
22 Jul 2013 - 1:16 AM

What a beauty, windswept and interesting as they sayGrinGrin.. I hope the feathers come back soon, he/she looks a little sad..

Lynette GrinGrin

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
22 Jul 2013 - 4:38 AM

This poor guy has been through a rough time Smile Great capture Julia Smile

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 6:38 AM

Sad to see him..he has a brother/sister here with me!
same condition
well captured
Lillian

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 7:15 AM

Oh dear!!

pollisher
pollisher  2 Scotland
22 Jul 2013 - 8:17 AM

Poor little chap Sad

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5168 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 8:40 AM

Ah bless!!!!

brian17302
brian17302 Plus Member 3brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 10:01 AM

This is not a happy bird, but it is a great image

Brian

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 1:55 PM

oh dear, hope she gets a cool spot to relax in and recover!

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 2:35 PM

Oh no - poor thing!
Ann

christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
22 Jul 2013 - 3:15 PM

awwww hope he will be ok good shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

ChristineD
22 Jul 2013 - 3:21 PM

Poor little chap, it is a great image

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5985 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 5:04 PM

Ooooer ???.......how about making a hat from an old glove-finger ??.Smile

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7225 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 5:31 PM

Great sharp shot, i have seen a few like this, and not just Great Tits. Think its been a rough season for them

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