Saturday, 22 March 2014

Great Tit

The Great Tit (Parus major)

The largest of our Tit species. 

Lumix GH3. 100-300mm lens. 150mm. 1/320 at f5.6. ISO 800







22 comments:

  1. very sharp looking and very sharp photos Roy; well done; it's a beauty

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  2. This sweet little guy posed very nicely for you, Roy! You were able to get some great shots. As always, your images are so clear and sharp.

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    1. Thanks Karen.
      Yes he was every co-operative for a change.{:))

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  3. Roy, I can certainly see the resemblance to our Black-capped chickadee! This guy is larger and has those lovely yellow flanks! Are they pretty friendly?

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    1. Yes they are quite friendly Kathie, but I guess our Coal Tit is more like the Chickadee.

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  4. Hey Roy.. This bird always looks as if it is of to a wedding in his fancy duds!!
    Love the last pose!!

    Grace

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    1. Thanks GG, yes they are at their most colourful during Spring.

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  5. You just cannot beat this species for bringing color into the garden.

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    1. Thanks Steve, yes they are probably our most colourful Tit species.

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  6. Oh very cute !
    Bravo Roy, I love it !!!!

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  7. Lovely photos of the Great Tits. I'm busy watching them at the moment to see if they'll nest here!

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  8. Great shots of a very handsome little bird.

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    1. Thanks Laura, yes and to think we often overlook this species as its very common that you see all the time.

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  10. Great tits be fun to photograph :-)

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    1. Yes they always make a nice image Helma.

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