Robin, little creatures and a Royal Fern in the woods

Making memories

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There are so many Robin pictures in this post that I decided to link itย to Robinโ€™s blog Witlessdatingafterfifty ๐Ÿ™‚ Please visit and follow!

So, I met this handsome little Robin, distracted him with a small talk and took out my camera. I kept talking and shooting, and he didnโ€™t mind much and didnโ€™t fly away because he was in his mid-moult at that time. It takes energy to build new feathersโ€ฆ

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โ€ฆย and it is itchy too.

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Robin changed his position and turnedย back to see if I still was there.

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I still was. He looked at me disapprovingly, and I quietly retired blowing him a kiss for a โ€˜thank youโ€™.

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Here is another example of moulting โ€“ a grasshopper โ€˜skinโ€™ we found in the backyard.

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It is not a skin, of course, but his exoskeleton. To know more about grasshopper moulting, ย watch this short video accompanied byย romantic music.ย ๐Ÿ™‚

I sawโ€ฆ

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