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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 17th January, 2010)

Cold and Hungry


Cold and Hungry
Taken at the bird feeding station at Three Sisters.

Photo: Vic Greenwood  (Canon ixus 100is)
Views: 4,311

Comment by: Fred Mason on 17th January 2010 at 00:30

Wow, what a shot. Top notch, Vic.

Comment by: redstripe on 17th January 2010 at 01:05

Hungry? Its as fat as a Turkey!!!!

Comment by: Ellen on 17th January 2010 at 01:34

Thanks,Vic for this lovely picture. I'm so happy to see another REAL robin! I took my laptop around the house to show everyone!!

Comment by: peterp on 17th January 2010 at 08:50

nice photo,bird looks overfed

Comment by: maureen on 17th January 2010 at 09:29

Awww,isn't he gorgeous,and he looks full to the brim,lovely shot Vic.

Comment by: Dave on 17th January 2010 at 09:48

Oooooh wikkle wobbin with attitiude!

Nice one Vic - looked good on the camera so I knew it was gonna be a good one :)

Comment by: Mary O Neill on 17th January 2010 at 11:08

Wow just brilliant!!!

Comment by: Roy on 17th January 2010 at 11:10

Nice one Vic!I'm not so sure about the hungry bit Vic,it looks well fed to me!I see there's bread on the menu,apparently bread has no nutritonal value whatsoever for birds.

Comment by: janet on 17th January 2010 at 12:38

Lovely robin, lovely photo.. Don't birds fluff up their feathers for insulation to keep warm..?

Comment by: Cyril on 17th January 2010 at 13:39

You are right Janet, they do fluff up their feathers to keep warm, there'll be more meat on a nasty fork than on that Robin. Great photo Vic.

Comment by: Catherine on 17th January 2010 at 16:21

What a lovely photo. Well done Vic. The robins over here in the States are huge and are nowhere near as photogenic as British ones.

Comment by: tag on 17th January 2010 at 19:09

think hes had his fair share....

Comment by: Frank Healy on 17th January 2010 at 20:51

What Janet & Cyril say, about fluffing up the feathers to keep warm, is exactly what they(Chris Packham/Kate Humble)said on the Snow Watch special last Friday night.

Comment by: Vic Greenwood on 17th January 2010 at 22:41

Thank you everyone for your nice comments. It was really cold the morning I took the photo, I was putting food onto the feeding table when this puffed up robin flew down and took food from my hand, then it just posed for photos. Don't know if it's female of male as the sexes are identical.

Comment by: Cheryl on 19th January 2010 at 15:03

Fantastic picture!

Comment by: Del on 20th January 2010 at 09:03

Lovely pic Vic, I thought it was the males that had the red breast and the females are just all brown??

Comment by: tony g on 1st May 2010 at 13:20

nice one dad

Comment by: beth on 1st May 2010 at 19:17

nice one grandad

love you all the world xx :)

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