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Blue Tits

Post by johnd83 » Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:30 pm

Taken this afternoon,

Sorry about the image quality it was a grab and snap.

ImageBluetit001 by JohnBW83, on Flickr

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Re: Blue Tits

Post by Biker » Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:43 pm

Crikey johnd83, if I took a picture like that I wouldn't be apologising!!! Great snap!!! :clap:

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Re: Blue Tits

Post by johnd83 » Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:53 pm

That is very kind Biker matey :)

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Re: Blue Tits

Post by Placido » Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:55 pm

I'd guess that that's a female. From the close-ups I'm getting from the 2 blueys who have become regular customers, the female is much more scruffy than the male.

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Re: Blue Tits

Post by johnd83 » Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:06 pm

Such lovely birds :)

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Re: Blue Tits

Post by Kev » Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:58 pm

Cute fella :)
I haven't seen any of the kids yet though this year.

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Re: Blue Tits

Post by Jacksparrow » Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:09 pm

Cracking photo John :photo: :clap:

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Re: Blue Tits

Post by johnd83 » Sun Jun 01, 2014 8:46 pm

Thanks not as sharp as I wanted

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Re: Blue Tits

Post by squirrel » Sat Jun 07, 2014 12:01 pm

Lovely picture John.

I went to Timperley Aquatics yesterday (our local pet shop) for some peanuts and birdseed and someone had brought them a fledgeling Blue tit which had
been caught by a cat. Fortunately it was fine and the man in the pet shop had it in a small box covered with white muslin and had been feeding it crickets and mealworms. It looked in good condition and every time the cover was taken off the box it wanted to come out, although it's flying skills were not great yet. He said he was going to keep it in a few more days to get it stronger and flying better before re-releasing it in the garden. It did a bit of flying in the shop for demonstration purposes and didn't crash. It managed to perch on some cage wire, but quickly dropped to the ground. I think it had probably fledged too early really and the cat had set it back a bit. It was a bright little thing and I am sure it will be fine. The pet shop had had it a few days already and it had survived, which is a good sign. :)

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Re: Blue Tits

Post by Placido » Sat Jun 07, 2014 12:16 pm

That's a Made-My-Day story, Squirrel :clap: . What a kind man - obviously in the correct job. Good for him - hope the little scrap survives.

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