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Location: This American Robin was captured along the trail at FortWhyte Alive our Nature Center, on the southwest of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Camera Details: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi, 75-300mm Zoom Lens, Aperture exp 9.0, Shutter speed 1/500, ISO 400, Focal Length 300mm

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Songbirds of North America Group

Canon DSLR (One Image Per Day)

ImageWriting (2/24)

SPECIAL NOTE: For all those birdlovers in Redbubble land, you may want to consider saving your lint from your dryer, and scatter in your yard. It makes great nesting material for our songbirds. Especially the small birds, like our finches, and warblers.

Overview

American Robin: Large, familiar North American thrush, gray-brown upperparts, rich red-brown breast, and white lower belly and undertail coverts. Head appears black with white splotches surrounding the eyes, and throat is white with black streaks. Swift, direct flight on rapidly beating wings.

Range and Habitat

American Robin: Breeds from Alaska east to Newfoundland and south to California, Texas, Arkansas, and South Carolina. Usually spends winters north to British Columbia and Newfoundland. Preferred habitats include towns, gardens, open woodlands, and agricultural lands.

Take a moment out of your busy day and listen to its Song Hope you turned the sound up

Tags

american robin, birds, canada, manitoba, songbird, spring, twildlife

A self taught amateur photographer who resides in beautiful Winnipeg, Manitoba, which is a prairie city in the center of Canada. My dear wife Marg and I have been married for 52 years, and we have 2 married daughters and 3 grandchildren to share our busy lives.I love to read, practice photography, spend time with my family, play around on the computer, and volunteer a lot of my time at our local Nature Center, where I serve as an interpreter for kids programs.

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Comments

  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaover 4 years ago

    Oh my, what a beauty Larry. Love the light in his eye and warm overall tones. Gorgeous.

  • Good Morning Teresa
    Thanks for the fave, and your most kind comments, so glad you liked it

    – Larry Trupp

  • trueblvr
    trueblvrover 4 years ago

    Hi Larry, boy he sure is blending in well with the background….you did a marvelous job at capture ing him….and a very nice choice of frame to show him in too. Hugs, Di

  • Good Morning Di
    Always appreciate your visit
    And you most kind comments
    So glad you liked it Di

    – Larry Trupp

  • Tiffany Rach
    Tiffany Rachover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture of the bird of “spring”.

  • Good Morning Tiffany
    Thanks for your most kind comments, so glad you liked it

    – Larry Trupp

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 4 years ago

    Stunning capture Larry, a real winner. They do look a little different to ur UK Robins but still a gorgeous bird.

  • Good Morning Gary
    Thanks for your most kind comments, so glad you liked it…yes they certainly are different from your robins

    – Larry Trupp

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 4 years ago

    this is so beautiful Larry, the warm sunny tones are perfect here

  • Good Morning Vickie
    Thanks for the fave, and your most kind comments, so glad you liked it

    – Larry Trupp

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 4 years ago

    a wonderful picture, so delightful,dawnx

  • Good Morning Dawn
    Thanks for your most kind comments, so glad you liked it

    – Larry Trupp

  • Andrew  Bailey
    Andrew Baileyover 4 years ago

    great capture, Larry. well done

  • Good Morning Andrew
    So nice to meet you, Thanks for your most kind comments, so glad you liked it Andrew

    – Larry Trupp

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyover 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot, Larry! Lovely warm tones and such sharp details of the robin!

  • Good Morning Mike
    Always appreciate your remarks, my friend

    – Larry Trupp

  • rasim1
    rasim1over 4 years ago

    Fabulous shot.

  • Thanks Rasim
    Much appreciated my friend

    – Larry Trupp

  • Gerry  Temple
    Gerry Templeover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture

  • Thanks Gerry
    Much appreciated my friend

    – Larry Trupp

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