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Just loved the body language and expression of indignation of the Coal Tit (Periparus ater), when the Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) brazenly hopped in front of him at the queue for the feeder. Bet the air was blue in avian language!!!! These little birds certainly have attitude.

Many thanks for your C&Cs on yesterdays upload - very much appreciated, as always Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 Nov 2012 - 3:46 PM
Focal Length:500mm 5m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Queue Jumper!
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:10 Nov 2012 - 8:44 AM
Tags:Bird, Blue tit, Coal tit, Cyanistes caeruleus, Garden, Humour / fun, Jumper, Periparus ater, Queue, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:37
Voters:zapar40 · gwynn56 · annettep38 · RonnieAG · Canonshots · andylea · CarolG · Greyheron · tezquirk · M_squared · jabe · DannoM · helenlinda · Rich1970 · SteveMoulding · CaroleS · ImageProducer · Kayleigh · Alan_Baseley · BIGRY1 · AnnJ · Maiwand · pluckyfilly · Niknut · ValSaxby · Ade_Osman · Mike_Smith · barbarahirst · cabbie · Metro6R4 · bagman · nobby1 · Glostopcat · bluetitblue · johnjo58 · kel55 · DilysT ·
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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 9:06 AM

Just spotted the thumbnail and even before I clicked on the large version it put a wide smile on my face .
Perfect!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 9:08 AM

Body language says it all, Sylvia: fine shot as always.
Ronnie.

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Greyheron
Greyheron Plus Member 13278 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 9:31 AM

That set up is working very nicely Sylvia...enjoy Grin

Mike

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
10 Nov 2012 - 9:58 AM

Lovely image. Great capture.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 Plus Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 10:28 AM

Great title, timing and composition Sylvia
David

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 11:03 AM

Title is terrific as is the capture of course SmileSmile
Helen

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 468 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 11:42 AM

Little bodies speaking volumes!
Carole

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ImageProducer
10 Nov 2012 - 11:49 AM

lovely detail and crisp clear colours. good timing for the stand off.!!

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 2:28 PM

Excellent picture and timed to perfection. The title also says everything you need to know!WinkGrin
Ryan

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
10 Nov 2012 - 2:30 PM

Great picture, excellent timing. Ann.

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 3:36 PM

Beautiful shot Sylvia. So nice to see these wee birds living in harmony. A lesson for us all in this perhaps.
Ron

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 3:58 PM

Well timed beautiful capture

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 1:23 PM

I like the interaction between the two protaganists, it looks like the coal tit is going to give bluey a piece of his mind!

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johnjo58
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11 Nov 2012 - 8:05 PM

Lovely a photo Sylvia, great timing to Beth this
David

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