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Parus ater

By Valerie1
This is a hand held shot, which I took recently, through the glass in my back door. I feel very lucky to have gotten this shot as these wee birds are so twitchy and are hard to capture. They now watch from the neighbour's tree, and if they see the camera they don't land on the perch, but fly straight to the seed feeder and away at speed.

Exposure: 1/160 sec @ f5.6

Any critique welcome and can be viewed large if you have time.

Thanks for all your C & C on my goldfinch and the GEA. Your support isn't taken for granted but very much appreciated.

Tags: General Bird Co down Coal tit Wildlife and nature

Voters: jackitec, MikeRC, jasonrwl and 26 more

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jackitec 8 16 Spain
14 Dec 2010 7:19PM
Super shot,


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14 Dec 2010 7:34PM
An excellent capture
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2010 7:38PM
Brilliant shot hand held well done.
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
14 Dec 2010 7:38PM

Alvar 9 23 2 France
15 Dec 2010 11:13AM
Great shot. Wish I knew the names of the flowers I take!!!!!
15 Dec 2010 1:34PM
Very nice capture.

BarbaraR 10 17 1 England
15 Dec 2010 7:16PM
A lovely shot, very well done.

FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
15 Dec 2010 7:40PM
Really well done Val, these little guys are fast,
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
15 Dec 2010 9:42PM
This is a good image shot through glass - especially hand held.
17 Dec 2010 9:59PM
Grteat capture excellent image.

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