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American Robin


American Robin
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Copyright: Anna Ho (imageme) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 112 W: 0 N: 77] (1004)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-04-24
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-04-26 9:53
Viewed: 1135
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
American Robin, is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. The American Robin is widely distributed throughout North America, wintering from southern Canada to central Mexico and along the Pacific Coast. It is the state bird of Connecticut, Michigan, and Wisconsin. According to some sources, the American Robin ranks behind only the Red-winged Blackbird (and just ahead of the introduced European Starling) as the most abundant, extant land bird in North America.

The American Robin is active mostly during the day and assembles in large flocks at night. Its diet consists of invertebrates (such as beetle grubs, earthworms, and caterpillars), fruits and berries. It is one of the earliest bird species to lay eggs, beginning to breed shortly after returning to its summer range from its winter range.

The adult robin is preyed upon by hawks, cats and larger snakes, but when feeding in flocks, it can be vigilant and watch other birds for reactions to predators.

I took this picture in front of the my house with a zoom lens with no IS and no tripod. I would like you to excuse my soft focus of the bird. Thank for viewing.

Source: Wikipedia

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Hello there, Anna, my Canadian TN friend,
I have, in my library, an image almost IDENTICAL to the one you have just posted.
Love to hear the male singing in my backyard.
Lovely notes.
Your image is 10/10.
Congratulations from Mario in Calgary.

Hello Anna,
Beautiful colour on feathers.Like white and grayish tone.Well captured this American Robin.Nice light on grasses too.Looks beautiful.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,
Srikumar

Bonsoir Anna,
L'éclairage me paraît insuffisant, principalement sur le dos du sujet qui est tout de même relativement bien mis en valeur.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6475 W: 89 N: 15609] (65297)
  • [2014-04-26 16:04]

Hi Anna,an excellent result despite the ground location and the difficult backlight,not easy to go so close to a robin,very nice and very well done! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Anna, great capture of lovely American Robin in nice walking pose, fine details, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my frend, ciao Silvio

Hello Anna

In that back-lit light you have done
an excellent photo of the American Robin
in its walking pose and if I am not in mistake
I can see a worm in front in the grass that
it is part of his diet, TFS

Asbed

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