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Blue Tit on icicle | by SteveG2001
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Blue Tit on icicle

I was wondering why the blue tits kept perching on the icicles hanging from the roof - when I watched closely I noticed that they were drinking the little drops of water that were forming at the tip of the icicle - a clever way of getting water when so much of it is frozen solid

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Taken on December 4, 2010