Standing guard robin

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Heather Mellon

Nice composition and an interesting setting on this shot, Yves. Robins are unique in a number of ways it seems. I especially like the pose you caught him in here standing very much at attention for a very nice capture.

Harold Fleming

He does look like he's standing at attention maybe in honour of a passing soul, Yves. The second gravestone helps to fill the view and adds to the composition.

The robin is the only bird I know that stand up with the wings touching the ground like that. I wander why. May be it help sensing worms vibration of the ground. Anyway, it gives the guy a prety nice military look.
Taken By
Yves Langlois
Taken On
July 16, 2021
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  • Focal: 180
  • Lens Model: 70-400mm F4-5.6 G SSM
  • Shutter speed: 0.005 sec
  • Aperture: f/ 18

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