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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 24th March, 2020)

Thrilling, trilling robin

Thrilling, trilling robin
Staking his territorial claim near the Hermitage, Standish.

Photo: David Long  (Sony SLT-A65V)
Views: 2,209

Comment by: Alan (on Vancouver Island) on 24th March 2020 at 00:04

Looks like he is saying "What, me ?)

A well focused picture David.

Comment by: Poet on 24th March 2020 at 00:46

Hail Robin! So called lesser being!

Singing like an angel for a worm!

Teach us thy dignity as we battle

Over pasta sauce.

Comment by: Garry on 24th March 2020 at 00:49

The Robin singing, buds on the trees, what more do we want.
It's late, but just one more glass of sherry before bed, cheers.

Comment by: Mick on 24th March 2020 at 06:24

Rev was you relieving yourself again in the hermitage bushes when you spotted this Robin, like you was on 9 March PAD.

Comment by: Veronica on 24th March 2020 at 08:07

Reminds me I must get some seed - I bet there's loads of it on the shelves.
Lovely little bird announcing to the world that alls well with him!

Comment by: Arthur on 24th March 2020 at 10:12

Birds only need seed in Winter time, this time of year and throughout Summer, they should fend for themselves. In other words, keeping insects at bay.

Comment by: Veronica on 24th March 2020 at 11:16

I know Arthur but I like them coming in the garden... It's for the tiny birds not the big ones...the ones who nest In a big tree at the bottom of my garden.

Comment by: WN1 Standisher on 24th March 2020 at 11:27

Nice picture Rev, probably more garden pics for the upcoming weeks. Our hedgehogs returned last night, ironic or what !! Keep well.

Comment by: Philip G. on 24th March 2020 at 20:31

Defiant was he of rusty plate,
As cruel pikes laid siege to all within.
Then soon, beyond his guarded door,
The turning heels of fading, fair retreat …
In such esteem was he then held.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 24th March 2020 at 20:49

Always nice to see a good Billy Bobbin photo :)

Comment by: Poet on 25th March 2020 at 15:15

That's the way to write 'em Philip. Five liners of noble meter and diction. Splendid.

Comment by: Philip G. on 25th March 2020 at 18:39

Thanks Poet. I look forward to your next.

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