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MERRY CHRISTMAS


MERRY CHRISTMAS
Informação sobre a Foto
Direitos de Autor: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1857 W: 0 N: 5194] (28065)
Género: Animals
Meio: Cor
Data da Foto: 2015-12-12
Categorias: Birds
Câmara: NIKON D810, Nikon 300mm f/4D IF-ED AF-S + 1,4TC II
Exposição: f/5.6, 1/1600 segundos
More Photo Info: [view]
Versão da Foto: Versão Original
Data de Submissão: 2015-12-22 2:44
Visto: 930
Pontos: 22
[Notas - Normas] Nota do Artista
BLUE TIT (PARUS CAERULEUS)

The Blue Tit, Cyanistes caeruleus, is a 10.5 to 12 cm (4.2 to 4.8 inches,) long passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. It is a widespread and common resident breeder throughout temperate and subarctic Europe and western Asia in deciduous or mixed woodlands. It is a resident bird, i.e., most birds do not migrate.

This species was first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in 1758 as Parus caeruleus.

The systematics of the Blue Tit complex are unsettled. There are at least nine recognised subspecies.

The azure blue crown and dark blue line passing through the eye and encircling the white cheeks to the chin give the Blue Tit a very distinctive appearance. The forehead and a bar on the wing are white. The nape, wings and tail are blue; the back is yellowish green; the under parts mostly sulphur-yellow with a dark line down the abdomen. The bill is black, the legs bluish grey, and the irides dark brown. Young Blue Tits are noticeably more yellow. This is a common and popular European garden bird, due to its perky acrobatic performances when feeding on nuts or suet. It swings beneath the holder, calling tee, tee, tee or a scolding churr.

Blue and Great Tits form mixed winter flocks, and the former are perhaps the better gymnasts in the slender twigs. A Blue Tit will often ascend a trunk in short jerky hops, imitating a Treecreeper. As a rule the bird roosts in ivy or evergreens, but in hard weather will shelter in a hole. Blue tits are very agile and can hang from almost anywhere.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5962 W: 89 N: 15072] (63152)
  • [2015-12-22 2:50]

Hi Marius,i'm happy to see you again,the old friend is back for the Christmas whishes with a classic pic of your gallery.Magnificent capture of the blue tit in this sunny winter without snow,the quality is as usual absolutely perfect.I wish you all the best me too and thanks!! Luciano

Hello Marius
Wonderful capture of this little one in a perfect pose and excellent composition.Wonderful colours,great details and a clean BG.
Merry Christmas and a wonderful 2016!
Regards
José Diogo

Great shot of this bird Marius
so good sharpness and beautiful colours
thanks
Also Merry Christmas for you and your Family
Health 2016 to

gr lou

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 312 W: 12 N: 82] (8032)
  • [2015-12-22 7:44]

Beautiful, that's all my mouth voiced.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5098 W: 166 N: 13042] (48618)
  • [2015-12-22 8:21]

Hello Marius,
Great to see a new posting from your hand. Excellent sharpness, splendid colors and a perfect composition.
Merry Christmas to you and your family.
Peter

Ciao Marius, great capture of lovely Blue Tit in nice pose on beautiful blurry BG, fine details, wonderful colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2016, ciao Silvio

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  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 52 W: 2 N: 106] (1171)
  • [2015-12-22 21:12]

Hi Marius
Aesthetic composition wit such a background.
I like the bird and its desaturated colors.
Good work.

Regards

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 576 W: 0 N: 650] (7937)
  • [2015-12-23 9:36]

Hi Marius,
Excellent photo of this Blue Tit. Very nice composition, fantastic sharpness details
and gorgeous colours. Nicely blurred background.
Merry Christmas for you and your family
Regards Jiri.

Hello Marius

Lovely photo of the Blue Tit, fine POV and framing, beautiful eye-contact with the catch-light,
great focus, sharpness, and details, very beautiful background bokeh, also for you
Merry Christmas and Happy New year, TFS

Asbed

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2015-12-24 8:40]

Shalom Marius,

Very happy so you work here again.

Excellent capture of this lovely Blur Tit, done in your characteristic style!

Thanks much and Merry Christmas,

Ishi

Ishi

Hello Marius,

MERRY CHRISTMAS to you and your family. Have a nice day tomorrow.
As usual beautiful photograph.....
Hope you will continue posting.....(smile)
Regards,
Srikumar

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