Hair Today............Gone Tomorrow............

By NaturesHaven
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

Tags: Canon Bird Feathers Great tit Avian Wildlife and nature NaturesHaven

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Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 7:28PM
Excellent image - fab title too. Maybe he thinks he is a relative to the bald eagle!! Wink


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Franko59 6 3 2 England
21 Jul 2013 7:28PM
Superb it made me smileSmile,,, regards Ian
21 Jul 2013 7:40PM
Poor thing, Julia!
Needs to leave a bit more head room when flying low!!

RonnieAG Plus
7 154 117 Scotland
21 Jul 2013 7:46PM
I wonder what has caused that feather loss: the bird looks healthy enough otherwise.
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 7:49PM
Hard season and in the middle of a good moult I reckon

The extreme weather won't have helpedSad

CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
21 Jul 2013 7:51PM
Poor little fella, he looks so embarrassed about being photographed Sad Carol
21 Jul 2013 7:52PM
It Looks like he had a hard night!! Great shot!
SlowSong Plus
9 7.0k 30 England
21 Jul 2013 8:11PM
Oh, I hope it's not a parasite. I hope he's just been enjoying himself too much. Grin
NDODS 6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 8:16PM
There once was an ugly Great Tit, feathers all knackered and torn....

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
pamelajean Plus
11 997 1930 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 8:35PM
He really should stop using that anti-dandruff shampoo, there are too many chemicals in it.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
21 Jul 2013 8:57PM
Poor little bird, she's going to get sunburned. Great shot though......Sandy
marktc Plus
6 96 15 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 9:31PM
Poor thing... superb capture Julia.
Maiwand 10 3 72 England
21 Jul 2013 11:00PM
Excellent capture Julia.GrinGrinGrin
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 12:41AM
Great captureSmileSmile

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 5 4 South Africa
22 Jul 2013 4:38AM
This poor guy has been through a rough time Smile Great capture Julia Smile
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 6:38AM
Sad to see him..he has a brother/sister here with me!
same condition
well captured
22 Jul 2013 7:15AM
Oh dear!!
22 Jul 2013 8:17AM
Poor little chap Sad
CaroleS Plus
7 430 3 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 8:40AM
Ah bless!!!!
22 Jul 2013 10:01AM
This is not a happy bird, but it is a great image

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
22 Jul 2013 1:55PM
oh dear, hope she gets a cool spot to relax in and recover!
AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 2:35PM
Oh no - poor thing!
awwww hope he will be ok good shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
22 Jul 2013 3:21PM
Poor little chap, it is a great image
Niknut Plus
7 1.5k 73 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 5:04PM
Ooooer ??? about making a hat from an old glove-finger ??.Smile
Mike_Smith Plus
10 409 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 5:31PM
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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