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Birds - Robin Page 19
Image Taken on 31 Mar 2009
at 18:49 Image of day on 19 Apr 2009
Our robins all continue to flourish and visit all the feeding
sites at all daytime hours.
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Image Taken on 19 Nov 2007
at 17:03 Image of day on 19 Dec 2007
The aerial antics of a robin twisting through a right angle
as it leaves with a crumb of peanut.
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Image Taken on 02 Oct 2006
at 18:10 Image of day on 18 Oct 2006
Wings and feathers at every angle as this Robin
effortlessly maneuvers in the air.
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Image Taken on 03 Feb 2009
at 07:27 Image of day on 22 Feb 2009
Judging by the focus, flash shadow etc., the robin really is
under the pheasant's tail. The contrast in size is startling.
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Image Taken on 12 Feb 2018
at 07:31 Image of day on 17 Mar 2018
Two images of the same Robin, accurately montaged 10 minutes apart.
The left-right symmetry is close to perfect (this is NOT an optical flip).
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Image Taken on 27 Dec 2014
at 09:43 Image of day on 09 Feb 2015
A Robin watching us watching him from the top of an old hedge.
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Image Taken on 22 Jul 2007
at 05:08 Image of day on 16 Aug 2007
Never managed to catch so many robins together in one image (even
if the end chick is out of focus). Another successful family.
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Image Taken on 19 May 2006
at 06:05 Image of day on 28 May 2006
Another breakfast of mixed insects for the little-ones in the nest.
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Image Taken on 08 Apr 2016
at 14:35 Image of day on 14 May 2016
The Robin makes a little coquettish goodbye!
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Image Taken on 08 May 2009
at 17:42 Image of day on 31 May 2009
The robin nest has fledged and we THINK this is the robin parents for
that nest still collecting food for them. We haven't managed to see any of
the youngsters - mum and dad take the insect food deep into the wood piles!
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Image Taken on 19 Dec 2013
at 15:53 Image of day on 05 Feb 2014
This robin has landed just after the stone top was restocked with food,
and the bird looks like it can't wait to get started.
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Image Taken on 22 Jul 2008
at 06:43 Image of day on 05 Aug 2008
Not seen a robin in quite this pose before. He is probably trying to
wheedle a bit of nut from in a crack in the bark.
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Image Taken on 29 Apr 2006
at 18:47 Image of day on 07 May 2006
This robin took off with most of one of last year blackberries.
Also seen with insects and various other items.
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Image Taken on 24 Apr 2006
at 06:24 Image of day on 29 Apr 2006
Looks like these robins have a family to feed. A small
caterpillar we guess is destined for a small beak. This
was one of a number of visits.
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Image Taken on 04 May 2015
at 17:41 Image of day on 27 Jun 2015
A Robin with a caterpillar in the beak. We are seeing Robins all
round the site collecting insects & grubs.
Youngsters to feed already we think.
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Image Taken on 16 Apr 2015
at 07:27 Image of day on 04 Jun 2015
A pleasing juxtaposition of Robin and Cherry Blossom.
We are sure the Robin is indifferent to the beauty, but we are not.
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Image Taken on 10 Dec 2017
at 13:20 Image of day on 16 Jan 2018
Robin standing in a heap of chilly slush.
Most birds that we see have to tolerate severe cooling of their
naked legs and claws, and have a heat exchanger at the top of the
legs to warm the cold blood coming up the legs by cooling the blood
about to go down the legs.
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Image Taken on 01 May 2016
at 08:57 Image of day on 06 Jun 2016
One gorgeous Robin with broad Brood patch looks at us hopefully from a
leafing beech branch. On the sunlit eye you can see the brown iris.
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Image Taken on 01 Jun 2016
at 17:49 Image of day on 07 Jul 2016
"No, I haven't just had a bath - it's raining and the 'children' are still
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Image Taken on 08 Jul 2007
at 05:52 Image of day on 29 Jul 2007
The fluffed-up feathers on this robin show up the structure
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