Red Robin recovery
We were on a small break in a small residence around the Dutch coastal area. This Robin flew full strength into one of the windows and blacked out instantly. We took care of it and about 15 minutes later it stirred again. A few minutes later it started hopping and flew away again. What an impact that must have been! Glad to have rescued such a beautiful creature. Never saw one from this close. May your path be favoured further on, Robin!
The European Robin , most commonly known in Anglophone Europe simply as the Robin, is a small insectivorous passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family , but is now considered to be an Old World flycatcher . Around 12.5–14.0 cm in length, the male and female are similar in colouration, with an orange breast and face lined with grey, brown upperparts and a whitish belly. It is found across Europe, east to Western Siberia and south to North Africa; it is sedentary.. more