Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Coal Tit... a little bird in a hurry............ and summer has arrived in my garden

Another quick post as free time is short at the moment.
My commute to work is a round trip of around 60 miles... then it's another 14 mile (both ways) trip in the opposite direction to visit my Mum in hospital... she is doing really well by the way.

I have been lucky to have Coal Tit's in my garden for a few years now... and they are so quick it's hard to capture them with the camera.

This image shows just how fast they beat their wings... I almost got his face in focus.

I am actually getting some sunshine in the garden at the moment...

...and it's nice to see the birds admiring my roses.


 ...and my wonderful hospitality...


To see more beautiful birds from all over the world click on the link below
Wild Bird Wednesday

15 comments:

Findlay Wilde said...

I really like the bird in flight picture, it would be great if you could come and photograph some of the birds in our garden. From Findlay

TexWisGirl said...

glad you got a spot of sun! hoping your mom continues to mend and do well!

EG CameraGirl said...

Coal tits are such sweet little birds. Glad to hear your mom is doing well.

Gary said...

Great to hear about your mom. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Brian King said...

He is a fast little sucker! Much like our chickadees, I imagine. They're very fast, too. Your garden flowers are looking good. Glad to hear your mother is doing well!

mick said...

Beautiful birds and flowers. Take care with your busy days right now.

Marias Teater said...

A King in his Kingdom, it is you Andrew! Nice to see flowers and birds again from your garden!

wildaboutwales said...

been saying summer is in my garden for the past month, but then it would not be summer without here torrential rain showers we are getting every other day.

eileeninmd said...

Great birds and lovely flowers. I hope you Mom recovers soon and is back to normal. I also love the flight shot.

Hanne Bente said...

Great pictures.
WAU - where a "shot" of the bird in the air.
Hanne Bente

Jean said...

I also like your Tit in flight shot.:)

Glad your Mum is on the road to recovery.

Gillian Olson said...

So glad to hear your Mum is doing well. Love those little visitors you have in the garden right now.

Stewart M said...

Hi there - nice pictures of the Coal Tit.

I tried taking pictures of these many years ago with a very long shutter release cable - when the prints came back (see it was a long time ago!) all I had were pictures of swinging bird feeders!

Cheers - Stewart M - Australia

Gillena Cox said...

lovely set; you have a pole dancer squirrel :)

much love

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Andrew lovely birds in an equally lovely garden setting~