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|The great tit (Parus major) is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. It is a widespread and common species throughout Europe, the Middle East, Central and Northern Asia, and parts of North Africa where it is generally resident in any sort of woodland; most great tits do not migrate except in extremely harsh winters. Until 2005 this species was lumped with numerous other subspecies. DNA studies have shown these other subspecies to be distinctive from the great tit and these have now been separated as two distinct species, the cinereous tit of southern Asia, and the Japanese tit of East Asia. The great tit remains the most widespread species in the genus Parus.|
The great tit is a distinctive bird with a black head and neck, prominent white cheeks, olive upperparts and yellow underparts, with some variation amongst the numerous subspecies. It is predominantly insectivorous in the summer, but will consume a wider range of food items in the winter months, including small hibernating bats.
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As usual beautiful picture of this Great Tit. Nice background and well detailed.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice weekend,
- [2019-03-10 7:17]
Hi Marius,another great shot of the great tit,very close and with impressive sharpness,well done! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
Ciao Marius, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose on beautiful blurry BG, wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
- [2019-03-11 1:42]
Well informative NOTE that is eye opener, the human nature that we first try to find the eyes and afterwards it delivers satisfaction.
The sharpness is pretty good, nice shot.
- [2019-03-11 3:37]
Excellent and very beautiful photo of this Great Tit. Gorgeous pose with eye contact. Great details and composition.
- [2019-03-11 8:09]