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Robin Takes a Bath


A Flock of American Robins was feeding on the ground next to the rainfall retention basin across the street from my house.  One of these robins, a bright orange male, was happily bathing in the shallow water of this basin on a sunny warm afternoon on March 1, 2014 when I took these pictures.

This handsome robin was splashing away while its friends were hunting for worms in the lawns of the basin area and at a flower bed next to the basin.  American Robins are to me, such cheerful and busy birds!  I really enjoy seeing and hearing them.  There were about ten of these cuties here.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the larger photo.  Enjoy!


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Comments on: "Robin Takes a Bath" (6)

  1. Hi Linda, We are home from a great trip to Arkansas–but today, here at home, we have ICE…. Maybe this will be Ole Man Winter’s LAST HOORAH for us!!! I hope!

    Love your birdie photos. We have a resident Robin (and a resident Mockingbird) who seem to ‘rule’ the feeders!!!!! ha….

    Have a great day down there in warm, sunny Florida.

    • Hi Betsy, Glad you made it home from Arkansas safely. Yes, I saw on the Internet that there had been cold weather up your way, yet again!!! Good you have a resident Robin and also that Mocker. Oh yes, it was very pleasantly warm here – 82 degrees F. today but windy as all get out. Have a much better weather day tomorrow and a happy one, too!

  2. such a pleasant bird!

  3. Cute shots of the Robin bathing..They are cute to watch.. Happy March, have a great day!

    • Hi Eileen, Thanks! Same to you! Yes, I was enthralled by watching that particular bird bathing – it was very excitedly splashing. I think it liked the warm shallow water a lot! Have a hopefully warmer day tomorrow (or at least in the coming few days).

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