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It's Autumn, not Spring!

By teocali
This little Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) seemed to be under the impression the nesting season was at hand! Taken in the garden a few days ago, in unseasonably mild weather, against the red Japanese acer background.

Thank you all for your C&Cs on yesterday's upload - always much appreciatedSmile

Tags: Red Autumn Spring Wild Garden Bird Blue tit Acer Moss Nesting Wildlife and nature Cyanistes caeruleus

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Comments


Tibetan 4 3 England
27 Oct 2012 9:16AM
Nice one a lot of birds here in Kent are doing the same thing! and I think they might just get a shock, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
27 Oct 2012 9:22AM
There seems to be a lot of 'spring-like' activity going on in the bug world, too, Sylvia Wink. A charming image. Carol
27 Oct 2012 9:40AM
I wish it was Spring..............snow on the ground this morning and bitter cold.............GrinGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
27 Oct 2012 9:54AM
It's not the only one to be getting the seasons mixed up, Sylvia: another fine shot, your acer again providing such an excellent contrasting backdrop.
Ronnie.
27 Oct 2012 11:51AM
Lovely image.
MossyOak 4 22 15 England
27 Oct 2012 2:16PM
They will use the moss to line a roost site in an old nest hole for cold nights Sylvia and also gather in numbers to share body heat.
Another wonderful image against that superb Acer Sylvia
Richard
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
27 Oct 2012 4:24PM
Great title for this lovely image.
Joan.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
27 Oct 2012 7:02PM
A wonderful little bird who seems to have got his seasons in a bit of a muddle Sylvia. Superb shot however and a lovely reminder of warmer times to come.GrinGrin
Ron
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2012 8:14PM
He/she may have a change of heart today Sylvia as its turned really cold, superb shot
27 Oct 2012 10:35PM
Beautiful image Sylvia, maybe he heard snow is on the way and needs a warm bed..

Ruth
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
28 Oct 2012 9:27PM
A terrific capture Sylvia, the detail and colours in the plumage are first class and the acer makes the perfect background. Good to see Richard providing a logical explanation for this behaviour, I found it hard to believe that they could have been fooled into thinking spring had arrived given the cold damp weather we've experienced this past week.

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