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European Robin
Through window glass. Thank you for your comments and good birding!


PS: I was in two minds about mentioning it, but one day last week I woke to find my right hand wasn't working properly. Scans etc showed no stroke but a "nerve injury" resulting in "isolated wrist drop". I can use keyboards, though it's more difficult than before, and up to a point even the camera (if the bird stays still for a bit!). I can't write. Prognosis: uncertain. Investigations will continue. Already being in a care home helps. Anyway, I just wanted to say my comments on your photos may be less personalised now, and may consist of only a "like", but I really do love seeing them.
Woodland of various kinds, usually deciduous or mixed but purely coniferous in some areas. Found in lower branches of trees and in bushes and shrubs, usually feeding on the ground. Common in parks and gardens, especially in Britain, also hedgerows and road verges but avoids most open spaces, except maybe on migration. May enter buildings in very harsh weather (Opus)
London, UK
Date taken
11 October 2023
Scientific name
Erithacus rubecula
Equipment used
Canon EOS 7D Mark II, Canon EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/160th sec, f/5.6, ISO 800, exposure bias -1 EV
great photo of this lovely robin, John, a great pose, setting and backdrop, love it, many tfs!!
Sorry to hear about the issue wit your had, hope you will soon recover. Take care!
Such a charming portrait of this pensive robin, John.

I’m so sorry to hear of your hand problems.
A very charming robin there, John.

Sorry to hear about your hand. I really hope it gets better soon 🙏
Terrific eye-level frontal close-up of this lovely Robin. Great focus, dof, colors, detail, head turn, lighting, and background. Top-notch John! TFS!
Fabulous Image & Pose John, Lovely Work Well Done Tfs!!!!!!!!!!!
All The Best
Sue & Simon,
Sorry To Hear About Your Hand John, Delighted Your Not Giving In a Like Is Fine John !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
A wonderful capture of this lovely robin.
Sorry to read about your "Wrist drop". I wish you a soon recovery.
Super capture John...Sorry to hear of your recent trauma, I hope things improve...Get better soon mate.

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Canon Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal length
400.0 mm
Exposure time
1/160 second(s)
Off, did not fire
Robin 443A7510 standard BF.jpg
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592.2 KB
Date taken
Wed, 11 October 2023 3:19 PM
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