Just a sequence from one of the pairs of Robins on my patch
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Beautiful. If I had to give the last pic a caption it would be:
"Are you sure this is only 50 calories?"
Unicum arbustum haud alit duos erithacos
(One bush does not shelter two Robins)
Zenodotus (3rd Century B.C.)
In reply to monkeycheese:
You could be right there Paul, this is one of probably half a dozen pairs on my patch either courtship feeding or taking food back to the nest.
In reply to Alan:
All that squeaking and wing flapping and she just holds it in her beak! Mrs HTR is like a mini waste disposal unit. The wax worms just disappear immediately. Did you notice if she made a 'hissing' sound as she took the food?
No I didn't hear anything like that, but will have a listen if they meet me in the morning.
Such good captures D, a pleasure to share!
2013 photos & vids here
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great set of pics, never see any of this kind of behaviour with them in our garden, think we have a front gdn pair and a back gdn pair.
In reply to tony:
A few from this morning
Aw that is lovely Alan, lovely pictures by the way, thanks for sharing.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Really really good alan l bow before you, you must have been clicking like a mad person to get those shots, great take care Yas
In reply to Simon:
stunning photo captures Alan, terrific stuff
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