Wednesday, 7 November 2007

robin

Sweet little robin - I tried to get a little closer, but of course I stepped on a twig and the robin was gone..

9 comments:

Mike said...

Lovely robin. Quite chubby with a great colour.

Isadora said...

:) Oh, those are the kind of moments when you hold hour breath trying to make the moment last. What colors!!

Thank you also for stopping by my blog. Yes, I have to agree, Budapest is a beautiful city.

MLL said...

Cute little bird.
And I've learnt a new word today, I thought robin was only a first name.

dr. adder said...

Benny Hill!? BENNY HILL!?

dr. adder said...

.... oh, and great photos as usual

blueboat said...

I'll have to go and see what the french for 'robin' is...

MLL said...

The French word is "rouge-gorge" which means "red throat" :)

dr. adder said...

The robin is also know as the robin red breast - not sure how it became a robin, maybe because the british like to personalise things ??

dr. adder said...

From Wikipedia: The distinctive red patch on the chest of both sexes led to its original name of redbreast. In the fifteenth century, when it became popular to give human names to familiar species, the bird came to be known as Robin redbreast, which was eventually shortened to robin. So now we know