First pic of New Garden Robin (top right) and Mrs HTR. I saw her today for the first time. She didn't waste any time flying down for some mealies. NGR wasn't sure how to react to her and continued singing from various trees and fences. He eventually flew across to see who she was and took a higher branch in order to posture. Mrs HTR was not impressed.
I can now :)
Very nice paul I was not sure what this Robin was doing at LM yesterday, if it was a warning to another Robin or displaying to a female because they were three in the same area.
HAZY said:NGR needs to stop posturing
And Hazel, has givin me the answer.
Sadly I can't upload a picture?
Nice photo of Mrs HTR, it's all looking good for springtime !
Mrs HTR has been in the garden quite a bit today. I have supplied her with waxies and mealies. 'HTR' has been singing loudly from the holly tree and has not reacted to her presence.
Nice to see two robins in your garden but NGR needs to stop posturing and start bringing Mrs HTR a bouquet of mealworms lol
Fingers crossed that things work out for Mrs HTR and the newby, MC. We have 2 Robins in the garden as well, but I'm not sure if each one has worked out just who the other Robin is yet.
Hopefully Mrs HTR will show the new male Robin that I am a provider of mealies and waxworms. He's still very skittish and keeps his distance. Mrs HTR was straight down to the wall for mealies. I hope she doesn't try to nest in my neighbour's conservatory again. That was a real rollercoaster ride. I wonder where they all went. I didn't see any juvenile Robins in the garden after the initial fledging and there were 6 of them.
Such a good start MC & you did well to capture the both in same pic given all the branches in your way!
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