A European Robin singing in the Amsterdamse Bos today
This entry was posted on May 19, 2013 by caleephotography. It was filed under Canon 60D, Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM, nature and was tagged with animals, birds, photography, robin.
May 19, 2013 at 3:52 PM
Thank you 🙂
May 19, 2013 at 4:01 PM
such a little and cute soul.
May 19, 2013 at 5:20 PM
I agree, Adeline 🙂
May 19, 2013 at 5:49 PM
Great photo, you have really captured the essence of your subject.
May 19, 2013 at 8:10 PM
Thanks so much, Charlie! Very kind. 🙂
May 19, 2013 at 8:39 PM
Looks like a wonderful singer! 😀
May 19, 2013 at 8:23 PM
Yes, he was singing a fluting, warbling song! 🙂
May 19, 2013 at 8:43 PM
I had no idea a European robin looked so different from the American robin. I would never have guessed they are so closely related.
May 20, 2013 at 2:24 AM
They are actually NOT closely related. The American was named after the European because of its colour, but they don’t belong to the same family; the American is a Thrush and the European a Flycatcher.
May 20, 2013 at 8:05 AM
Ahhh.. that makes sense. A good example of why common names are not always helpful.
May 22, 2013 at 3:48 AM
Calee, you even got a lovely shot of him smiling! 🙂
Blessings ~ Wendy
May 20, 2013 at 4:58 AM
Thanks sweet Wendy, it does look like he was! 🙂 Hugs~
May 20, 2013 at 8:06 AM
Lovely! Great shot. Well done. 🙂
May 20, 2013 at 8:04 AM
Thanks so much, John! 🙂
May 20, 2013 at 8:21 AM
Beautiful shot of “your” Robin. As you pointed out, the colors are somewhat similar to the American Robin, but the shape is really different.
May 20, 2013 at 8:51 AM
Thanks Mike! It’s a bit confusing they have the same name, both are beautiful but quite different from each other. 🙂
May 20, 2013 at 10:14 AM
Wonderful shot! Always delighted to see robin images!
May 20, 2013 at 8:59 AM
Thank you, Anne! 🙂
May 20, 2013 at 10:17 AM
So beautiful Robin 😀
May 21, 2013 at 12:37 PM
Yes, it’s a pretty little bird! 🙂
May 21, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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