Marsh Tit Nibbles Icicle

Posted by dianarebman on Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:24 pm

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This was taken in Hokkaido.  The Marsh Tits and Long-tailed Tits were taking turns nibbling the tip of this icicle.

Nikon D500
Nikon 300mm 2.8 lens with 1.7 teleconverter
1/1000 sec
ISO 1600
EC +0.3

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by Isaac Grant on Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:09 am
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Absolutely fantastic photo. I love everything about this and think it is one of the very best and unique photos I have seen on Naturescapes in a really long time.

by Craig Lipski on Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:03 am
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Spectacular! Congratulations!
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by ADKShooter on Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:08 am
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A beautiful behavioral shot should be clicked on to be fully appreciated. Great job of seeing and then anticipating the action to get this terrific image.

by Glenn Bartley on Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:52 am
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You know I love this one Diana :-)
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by david fletcher on Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:30 pm
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This is just so cool Diana. Top drawer!
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by Ron Day on Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:39 pm
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An exceptional capture showing amazing and unique behavior, Diana. Outstanding image!!!

by Dan Kearl on Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:31 pm
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One of your best.... Hope we can get out soon here when this smoke clears!

by Karl Egressy on Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:37 pm
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Very unique image, looks excellent.

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:12 am
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This is a wow! So charming and unique! Perfect timing and framing.What a wonderful sight.

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by dianarebman on Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:49 am
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Thanks so much for all the comments. These tiny birds taking turns nibbling the tip of this icicle was an amazing sight! Well worth the misery of the horrendous cold.
This morning our air quality is greatly improved. Photography this weekend? Maybe!

by engamu@gmail.com on Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:30 pm
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