Birds in nature

Challenge #19 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Your best bird shots....but they need to be in nature....no caged birds or from a zoo!
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Blue Tit
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The picture was taken in a garden, where blue tits had their nest in an old water pump. The adults were zooming here and there adding their lovely colours to the bloom. It was hard to catch them still, especially with this big, heavy barrel of a lens, but it was worthwhile.
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Submitted: Friday, 28th May, 2010 06:41 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 1st May, 2007
Focal length: 552 mm
Shutter speed: 1/350 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 200
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