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Robin out of focus My wife took this shot, and as described <br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/17764/red_robin_recovery.html" title="Red Robin recovery"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/240/17764_thumb.JPG?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1569456010&Signature=9fGuZyRIjxLMm4WyyvBKe0MqeEQ%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="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! Erithacus rubecula,European Robin,Geotagged,The Netherlands" /></a></figure><br />
it did take a real blow to the head by flying onto the window pane..<br />
Glad you&#039;ve recovered, little red! Erithacus rubecula,European Robin Click/tap to enlarge

Robin out of focus

My wife took this shot, and as described

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! Erithacus rubecula,European Robin,Geotagged,The Netherlands

it did take a real blow to the head by flying onto the window pane..
Glad you've recovered, little red!

    comments (2)

  1. Oh Ludo, you had me for a while, I was thinking 'oh no, poor little Robin!' Then I read the rest, phew! Well done to you and Mrs Ludo for taking care of it. Posted 5 years ago
  2. you did it so well. Thank you for this story. Posted 3 years ago

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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

Similar species: Passerines
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Uploaded Jun 5, 2014. Captured Apr 7, 2014 08:51.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/25s
  • ISO1600
  • 61mm