Long-Tailed Bushtits

It’s raining and the weather is dull. It’s not great light for photography, but it is great light for observation. These Long-Tailed Tits are slightly discombobulating: they give me the same queasy sense I get from watching trapeze artists:

Long-Tailed Tit - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

I know that my camera is level but they really do make up seem down:

Long-Tailed Tit - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Until, finally, the performance ends and we’re all back vertical again:

Long-Tailed Tit - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Long-Tailed Tits; the world is their big top.

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