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... that is the question ! A Coal Tit (Periparus ater) deciding whether to launch itself off it's perch. Taken in our garden last year.

Many thanks for your support of yesterday's upload, with a special thank you to Ann(Pluckyfilly) for her User Award - really appreciated and valued, Ann Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF300mm f/2.8L IS II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:4 Feb 2013 - 3:54 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:To jump, or not to jump .....
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:26 Jan 2014 - 9:30 AM
Tags:Bird, Coal tit, Garden, Gardenbird, Jump, Perching, Periparus ater, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:41

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
26 Jan 2014 - 10:01 AM

Beautifully captured.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 10:08 AM

Great shot,

AliSmile

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JohnoP
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26 Jan 2014 - 10:17 AM

Super image! John

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
26 Jan 2014 - 10:19 AM

Beautiful!! You can read his mind perfectly!

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 10:32 AM

So......did he jump then....a great capture, he is so cute

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 12:44 PM

A delightful image of this pretty little bird pondering whether to leap from his/her perch

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 1:21 PM

Super shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 2:30 PM

Lovely wee bird and captured so well Sylvia.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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AlexAppleby
26 Jan 2014 - 2:43 PM

At least you know that if it did jump you wouldn't have to clear up the mess!!! Lovely shot.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96179 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 3:16 PM

A wee bird on a large perchWink

Works really well Sylvia

Adrian

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oldgreyheron
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26 Jan 2014 - 5:30 PM

Beautiful shot Sylvia...

Mike

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 8:53 PM

Great pose beautifully taken and shown

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 10:24 PM

A cute little face - nice pose as well.
Thank you so much for the given UA. Sorry to be so late in saying thank you - been a bit unwell, nothing to worry about, but made it difficult to work at the computer.
Johanna

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