Blue Tits #1

Finally! Some decent light.

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

Aren’t Blue Tits fantastic? This one has a raised crest to die for:

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

They’ve got to be one of Europe’s most beautiful birds. Here in Italy the Blue Tit subspecies is Cyanistes caeruleus caeruleus.

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

In the UK the Blue Tit subspecies is Cyanistes caeruleus obscurus. I’ve yet to find out what’s obscure about the UK Blue Tit.

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

There’s nothing obscure about these Italian ones.

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