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Some of you will know that I’ve been following the progress of these little robins since I spotted the eggs in a nest in our garden shed. And I’ve been stalking them since, much to the bemusement of their mum who I keep disturbing… They are now at the stage that they ask for food whenever they hear any noise which they think might be bringing food…

[Sony a350, Sigma 105mm, flash, f:6.3, 1/125, ISO-100, Converted from RAW)

Also in the series…


Just before taking off alone…


The eggs in the nest


The mum keeping the eggs warm


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bird, baby, feeding, nest, hungry, beak, chick, mouth, robin, brooding

My grandfather was a serious amateur photographer in the ’20s and ’30s, leaving me a legacy of stereoscopic pictures and equipment. The bug passed through the genes to my father and to me. I started taking pictures seriously when I was 11 and I spent most of my teenage years in and out of the darkroom. University, work and kids put photography on pause but my first digital camera in 2006 re-kindled my interest. RB has given me a vehicle for sharing my work and for learning so much.

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Comments

  • Mark Tull
    Mark Tullover 5 years ago

    George, thanks for tweeting us to this image, I feel a lot more chirpy now..
    Great shot ;-))

  • LOL – Thanks mate :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • kostis
    kostisover 5 years ago

    teleio

  • Thanks Kosti :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Appel
    Appelover 5 years ago

    These are wonderful!!! The mom must be very patient with you! :-)

  • Thanks Ann – Not sure if she was patient or just tolerant… She tends to wander off when I gat too near :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • LisaR
    LisaRover 5 years ago

    Thanks for the update George!

  • Pleasure! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Ursula Rodgers
    Ursula Rodgersover 5 years ago

    This is a great series George! Can’t wait to see what comes next. :)

  • Ohhh I don’t know if there will be more. I’d like to catch a chic as they are starting to learn to fly, or get one with the mum feeding them, but I don’t think I have the patience… :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • JKKimball
    JKKimballover 5 years ago

    such a artful series George! well done my friend!

  • Many thanks John – the birds have been very accommodating… And the fact that the nest is at eye level rather than up a tree, also helps :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • TickerGirl
    TickerGirlover 5 years ago

    Cute big beaks! :) Great capture.

  • LOL – their beaks seem immense compared to their size.. :-) Thanks Monika

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • sonjas
    sonjasover 5 years ago

    Wonderful

  • Thank you so much for favoring it :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Michelle BarlondSmith
    Michelle Barlo...over 5 years ago
    BRAVO BRAVO
  • Thank you Michelle :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Lilian Marshall
    Lilian Marshallover 5 years ago

    Ohhhhh!!! Fantastic pictures .Well done on your feature !!

  • Thank you Lilian :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

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