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Blue-tit

By FeatherFriend
Hi everyone, this is the 3rd shot from a recent trip to Yarner Wood, just had to be a Blue-tit hoping to be a Tree creeper when he/she grows up Wink I think this may be a female because of the rather paler color and white feathers on the lower chest. Have browsed the web for more details and can't find anything definate so I am hoping some of you may be able to help here.
Many thanks for the votes and comments on my previous upload, so much appreciated as always,
Regards,
Geoff.

f/7.1 1/400sec bias -1step FL 700mm

Tags: Wildlife Birds Woodland Blue-tit Wildlife and nature

Voters: metro074, Daisymaye, nishad1994 and 107 more

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Comments


29 Mar 2010 1:46PM
Simply beautiful. Perfect plumage detail and colour. Smile
Carol

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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
29 Mar 2010 1:54PM
Excellent capture of this lovely little bird..........Sandy
29 Mar 2010 1:55PM
Lovely capture !! Smile

Nishad
Beautiful shot, great detail captured

Chris
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
29 Mar 2010 2:10PM
A superb close-up, Geoff, fantastic detail. Carol
Jalapeno Plus
7 127 2 Iceland
29 Mar 2010 2:10PM
Lovely details
Bob_V Plus
10 1 2 United States
29 Mar 2010 2:12PM
What a superb close-up Geoff, such fantastic detail and color.
Bob
29 Mar 2010 2:16PM
Excellent image and wonderful detail. Like the pose too. Paul
29 Mar 2010 2:27PM
Cant help
But do like the shot
proz 13 205 United States
29 Mar 2010 2:41PM
wonderful, sharp as a tack!
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 2:46PM
Superb capture again here Geoff, I have camera's in two boxes at the moment and the BT's have won in both, as previous years the Great Tits family took over and last year in one box I had the pleasure of seeing 11 babes hatch and all fly... wonderful experience.
Love this little one looking so natural
Lillian
Gezina Plus
11 3 6 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 2:51PM
Love the diagonal perch - great detail, lovely colour but I can't tell male frome female either - Ina
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
29 Mar 2010 2:59PM
Super example of this lovely energetic liitle bird Geoff. The composition on this one is great.
Ron
29 Mar 2010 3:02PM
very close Geoff
Dennis
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
29 Mar 2010 3:05PM
WOW! sharpenough to count the feathers!
Jennnn
Glyn1 Plus
8 4 1 England
29 Mar 2010 3:14PM
And another Wow!! fabulous detail and such lovely colours. Great pose & bg. top shot again. In fact I like this little felow so much I think he deserves an award.

Glyn
29 Mar 2010 3:14PM
cracking detail geoff.
dan
29 Mar 2010 3:45PM
Simply another stunning detailed image, Geoff, shortlisted.
Roy
29 Mar 2010 3:55PM
Superb capture. Sylvia
EMJAYCEE Plus
8 10 10 England
29 Mar 2010 4:19PM
A suberb capture with excellent detail.
Joan.
Cormy Plus
10 3 England
29 Mar 2010 4:36PM
Awesome detail,Geoff.
Cheers
Alan
29 Mar 2010 4:48PM
Superb capture with excellent details and colours.
Robert
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
29 Mar 2010 5:17PM
Such wonderful detail, colour and texture. The pose is so very typical of these wonderful little characters.

Ann
Graham_P Plus
11 1 19 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 5:28PM
Superb image Geoff, Love the composition & the detail you've captured & the exposure is spot on to retain all the detail in the whites,
Graham.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
29 Mar 2010 5:35PM
Beautiful shot, Geoff. Superb detail, very natural colourings and an excellent 'pose'.
Ronnie.
29 Mar 2010 5:42PM
Superb detailed capture
29 Mar 2010 5:54PM
Good detailed shot, Well captured
29 Mar 2010 5:56PM
this is wonderful, superb detail...
29 Mar 2010 6:14PM
A top quality shot and well worthy of the award given
Philip_P Plus
12 71 1 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 6:31PM
Cracking shot Geoff, so sharp
Phil
VidB Plus
9 11 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 6:54PM
Nicely detailed image, well captured
Dave
29 Mar 2010 6:56PM
1st class Geoff,pin sharp and the colours spot on !!
Sezz Plus
13 617 15 England
29 Mar 2010 7:20PM
Superb close-up detail Geoff - lovely how you've captured her/him on the side of the branch there!

Sarah *
Shroomer 11 14 167 England
29 Mar 2010 7:35PM
A superb female Geoff. Plumage detail and eye both spot on.
Richard
Mynett Plus
9 142 6 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 7:40PM
excellent detail in this one Geoff, a stunner

Linda
another excellent capture geoff,well done.ray
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 7:51PM
Great close up of this bluey Geoff, excellent detail and comp.
PS How will you manage without an arm and a leg LOL Wink
Steve
colmar Plus
10 42 35 Scotland
29 Mar 2010 7:51PM
Wonderful image so detailed and worthy of an award Colin
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
29 Mar 2010 7:59PM

Quote:Great close up of this bluey Geoff, excellent detail and comp.
PS How will you manage without an arm and a leg LOL
Steve



Ok, lets be sensible, put the reserve at 1.50, free postage and the loan of the lens and camera for a month
Geoff Smile Smile Smile
PS: you could also throw in some peanuts and a packet of Bird seed as a special offer Wink
tigertimb Plus
10 40 66 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 8:11PM
Beautiful shot Geoff; great composition and love that faraway look
Tim
Adderwatcher 8 60 19 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 8:23PM
Fantastic detailed capture Geoff!
Scott
29 Mar 2010 8:33PM
Superb shot Geoff.Pin sharp with a great pose and lots of detail.Its fantastic.
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 8:41PM
top shot but its all been said
goso Plus
11 2 1 Australia
29 Mar 2010 8:48PM
First class Geoff...Bill
Superb close-up with great detail and clarity
David
29 Mar 2010 9:34PM
Wow a superb image as per usual top top class congrats
Alexa
Pegon Plus
12 78 1 England
29 Mar 2010 11:27PM
Excellent capture Geoff, cracking detail and a good pose.
Pete.
30 Mar 2010 6:33AM
Wow! lovely detail, cracking shot
Glen
PinkK 8 80 1 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2010 9:52AM
Superb capture, wonderful detail
harrattp Plus
11 11 4 England
30 Mar 2010 10:07AM
Lovely detail and a nice clean image Geoff
Paul
30 Mar 2010 10:33AM
Superb capture Geoff,
Alan
30 Mar 2010 11:03AM
Classic Bluet Geoff, lovely detail

Jon
30 Mar 2010 1:09PM
This is gorgeous, these birds are so beautiful
Mandy
Stace Plus
9 2 2 England
30 Mar 2010 1:16PM
Cracker Geoff

Stace
redshank 8 1 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2010 1:48PM
Beautiful image Great detail and pose.
Martin
30 Mar 2010 2:08PM
Male or female this is a beautiful image
Mavis
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
30 Mar 2010 2:19PM
Many thanks for the votes and comments and also thanks to Richard for confirming the ID,
Geoff.
AnneWorner Plus
10 620 43 United States
30 Mar 2010 6:55PM
Very up-close and personal shot - fabulous detail and comp.
Anne
tomcat Plus
12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2010 8:02PM
just love the feather detail

Adrian
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
30 Mar 2010 8:26PM
Top drawer detail Geoff - lovely.
Brian.
astyag Plus
10 12
31 Mar 2010 7:14PM
10/10
Astyag
31 Mar 2010 9:04PM
A stunner Geoff lovely detail and a great pose
Craig
1 Apr 2010 9:26AM
Beautiful image Geoff, great pose and nice details.
Brilliant capture, colours and detail.
Christine
2 Apr 2010 7:14AM
Superb capture Geoff.
2 Apr 2010 1:11PM
Beautifully captured with excellent detail and lighting.
Lee
2 Apr 2010 7:12PM
excellent details,well captured
mirc
justin c Plus
14 4.9k 36 England
3 Apr 2010 11:15PM
A fine portrait of an equally fine species.

Justin
fatmod Plus
11 22 England
4 Apr 2010 9:06PM
stunning capture
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2010 10:46PM
Superb detail in bird and perch, perfect bg. A truely perfect capture,
Johanna
TerryMcK Plus
9 72 2 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2010 7:03PM
Bird photography of the highest quality, Geoff.
Terry
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
5 Apr 2010 9:53PM
She's a little beauty and you've captured her superbly
superb geoff,well done.ray
SueTurner Plus
13 81 3 England
6 Apr 2010 1:58PM
beautiful


sue
Dave87 Plus
10 42 5 England
10 Apr 2010 11:32AM
Ticks all the boxes required for this to be described was a super piece of natural history photography. From the placement in the frame - right down to the catch light in the birds eye. It's all been captured and done extremely well. Top marks.

Dave.
KBan Plus
12 501 4 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2010 8:30AM
pin sharp Geoff
keith
16 Apr 2010 10:59AM
superb detail.

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