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Winter Robin

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
Anchorage, Alaska
Canon 7D w/ Canon 100-400mm lens @ 340mm
1/250 sec @ f5.6 iso 500
© G. Runco / Teklanika Photography 2017


The Rabbits

While I was watching the birds last summer, the cottontail rabbits were watching me. They peered out from their hiding places, bounded across the pavement, and nibbled on the grass. 426 more words



A Robin in the snow at the birdbath.  We keep the birdbath heated.  It’s important for birds to have a source of water in the winter.  They really need it!


Don't Play with Your Food, Robin

Robins often like to take berries and toss them in the air so that they can catch them and gulp them down. Here the routine is captured in live action.


Robin by Robin

Here’s another American Robin.

Today, it’s snowing again! This forlorne Robin (Turdus migratorius) was sitting in the Japanese Maple tree in our front yard. It really did look quite lost, sitting there giving off the occasional tweet. 6 more words


late january

A young moon, venus and mars lined up in the west this evening. The light from each caused faint light pillars in the ice crystals formed by the days fluctuating temperatures. 59 more words