The Defiant One
I do some volunteer work with the RSPB in my spare time, and through the connections I have made there I have been lucky enough to be invited along to a number of ringing/surveying sessions.
One recent session I went along too, mostly getting in the way of, but sometimes aiding, was Vicki @BlueTitEcology . This involved ringing and key information gathering of blue tit chicks before they fledge & leave the nest. Typically, the chicks usually arch their backs and maintain a low profile while information is recorded. Before being carefully returned to the safety of their nest. Every chick that was processed that day (Some 40-50) adopted this position, except one. This little gent/lady, which is difficult to discern at this age adopted such a defiant pose, i scrambled for my camera and was lucky enough to get this photo.