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Singing for Spring

Singing for Spring 

As we stay at home in self-isolation on this beautiful Spring day, our local robin is as 'free-as-a-bird'. His song up here in one of our higher garden trees is quite exquisite and is thankfully answered back in the distance by another of his kind.

A sight to remind us of the beauty of our world in these dangerous and sad days of C19. I wish all of you in the same or even worst position than us to keep this sight in mind. We will get over this and enjoy the freedom like these birds again soon.
PiP

Nouchetdu38, bonsai59, Tractacus, Gabi Lombardo and 18 other people have particularly liked this photo


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 Jeff Farley
Jeff Farley club
An excellent shot Herb. Thank you for posting to FFF.
5 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Jeff Farley club
My pleasure Jeff.

Keep safe. Herb
5 months ago.
 David G Johnson
David G Johnson club
That's true Herb... daunting times at the moment.. but yes.. it will pass.. // Best wishes from.. Dj.
5 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to David G Johnson club
Good to see you Dave. Hope you are not getting bored being kept away from your beloved Peaks. Keep those rolls of wallpaper straight too! We will laugh when it is all over!

Keep safe. Herb
5 months ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
Oh to be as free as a bird again Herb! Two super shots....I wish I could hear the song! My robin hasn't been around for a while. I hope he returns....I miss him! HFF.
Have as good a weekend as possible, but most of all take care and stay healthy.
5 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Rosalyn Hilborne club
Thanks Rosa. This winter has seen a multiple of birds every day on our feeder but most of those are now disappearing in favour of more natural food and nesting area's. However our Robin remains with us and is always keen to come quite close to see what we are doing. I must admit that I have never heard him sing so sweet as on this occasion. I hope yours comes back soon.

Keep very safe my friend. Herbert
5 months ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
A cracking shot of this gorgeous little bird. I love the tangled branches against the sky. A super close up version in the PiP too. Nicely done matey!
5 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Keith Burton club
Good that you enjoyed these so much Keith. I know you have a few like this too.

Cheers and keep safe my friend. Herb
5 months ago.
 Daniela Brocca
Daniela Brocca club
How nice he is. I see some here on the balconies, but only in Winter.
5 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Daniela Brocca club
Thanks Dany. He is around all year in our garden fortunately. Glad you liked him.

Cheers and keep safe. Herb
5 months ago.
 Mario Vargas
Mario Vargas club
beautiful capture and PIP, very nice bird colours
5 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Mario Vargas club
Thanks so much Mario. Good to know you enjoyed these.
5 months ago.
 Betty【ツ】
Betty【ツ】 club
So cute! Stay healthy, Herb!
5 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Betty【ツ】 club
Thanks Betty. You stay safe too.
5 months ago.
 Sarah P.
Sarah P. club
European robins sound much nicer than our American ones. But we listened to a house finch (which you would call a linnet) this morning who was doing his best to impress the ladies in the neighborhood.
5 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Sarah P. club
Good to see you Sarah. We also have lots if finches in our garden including, green and gold finches. Always great to see these small colourful birds but a whole family of magpies have also moved near and are terrorising our garden bird population.

Keep safe and good. Herb
5 months ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
Lovely captures, Herb.
5 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to tiabunna club
Glad you liked it George.
5 months ago.
 Ulrich
Ulrich club
hallo Herb
hier in Deutschland sind wir auch nicht so frei wie Vögel

Wenn wir bei einem Spaziergang was sehen dann wird hingesehen und fotografiert
5 months ago. Edited 5 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Ulrich club
Wilkommen hier Ulrich. Ja, es ist uberall die selbe - nicht so frei wie Vögel. Wenn es vorbei ist, konnen wir wieder fotografiert. - Komm bald wieder and bleibt Gesund.

Tchüß, Herbert
5 months ago.
 bonsai59
bonsai59 club
Yes! Herb! - Free as a bird ... Let's hope!
5 months ago.

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