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(Eurasian) Blue Tit
Another shot of the individual posted on 13 January. The bird seems to be "leaf gleaning" ie meticulously picking small invertebrates from the undersides of leaves. If viewed in full resolution, what looks like a tiny green food item can be seen at the tip of the bill.

Thank you for your comments, stay safe and well.

John
Habitat
Mainly deciduous woodland, often in mixed woods but does not commonly feed in conifers. Also hedgerows, copses and very frequently in gardens and town parks. In winter occurs in reedbeds and areas of scrub, usually feeds high in trees and bushes and common visitor to garden birdtables (Opus)
Location
London, UK (taken at home)
Date taken
12 January 2022
Scientific name
Cyanistes caeruleus
Equipment used
Canon EOS 7D Mk II, Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/500th sec, f/5.6, ISO 800
Oh yes, it does look like he has some food on his bill, John. A nicely detailed capture.
 
splendid photo of this little acrobat, John, the details in full size are indeed impressive, a real topper, many tfs!!
 
a cracking little blue tit john...they are one of our most colourful birds...many thanks...
 
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Never far from food, are they LOL.

A fabulous picture of this foraging Bluey John - many thanks for the smile my friend.
 

Media information

Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
Jonno52
Date added
View count
811
Comment count
11

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Aperture
ƒ/5.6
Focal length
400.0 mm
Exposure time
1/500 second(s)
ISO
800
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
Blue Tit 443A1479 standard BF.jpg
File size
426.5 KB
Date taken
Wed, 12 January 2022 1:32 PM
Dimensions
2142px x 1339px

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