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Take a Bow !

By teocali
A Great Tit (Parus major) looking for all the world as though he is taking a bow, when he is actually just taking off to disappear! Taken in the garden the other day against that well-used red acer foliage background, which is now a soggy dull mishmash of matter on the grassSad (Do I hear sighs of relief? Grin)

Many thanks for your support of my last upload, with a special thank you to Dawn(DawnMichelle), Thair(wasper), Mike(Greyheron) and Ed(Glostopcat) for their generous User Awards - all much appreciated and valued Smile

Tags: Red Action Wild Garden Bird Acer Great tit Foliage Parus major Wildlife and nature Take a bow

Voters: CharlieW7, ColouredImages, Paintman and 44 more

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JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 6:18PM
A splendid shot against that beautiful BG

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terryxc 5 7 England
17 Nov 2013 6:18PM
Awesome capture...

17 Nov 2013 6:20PM
Brilliantly captured.
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 5 8 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 6:22PM
Great sharp shot and brilliant timing

ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
17 Nov 2013 6:37PM
I am loving your backgrounds highlighting these beautiful birds...excellent capture
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
17 Nov 2013 6:42PM
Excellent capture Sylvia with perfect timing.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 7:32PM
I see the old SS was cranked up for this oneWink

More slow moving subjects next, I believeSmile

17 Nov 2013 7:47PM
Fantastic capture and I love the background colourSmile

DonMc 9 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 8:28PM
Excellent capture!SmileSmileWink
17 Nov 2013 9:07PM
What a lovely shot with an amazing background. Cathy
17 Nov 2013 10:25PM
18 Nov 2013 10:30AM
Great capture Sylvia.

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2013 12:34PM
I much prefer this image to the woodie shot but thats me - detail superb
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
18 Nov 2013 7:55PM
A terrific takeoff shot Sylvia, you've timed this one to perfection. These bird shots of yours just keep on getting better and better. Your acer's leaves may have gone now but you can always do a "Tomcat" and substitute it with a faux natural background, I hear groundsheets from Next and bed sheets from Debenhams are just the job!WinkGrinTongue

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