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Winter Chill

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 13 February 2016 in Animal & Insect.

This robin is all puffed out due to the cold. It barely got to freezing.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

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Linda Candilas from Cameron Park, United States

Wow, Elaine, so sharp and excellent shot. :))

13 Feb 2016 5:32am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique.
Tout gonflé par le froid.
Couleurs superbes, texture du support superbe. )

13 Feb 2016 7:06am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Il pose pour toi
JP

13 Feb 2016 7:43am

Gérard from Marseille, France

Very beautiful colors this bird. Well "captured"

13 Feb 2016 8:37am

JackyB from Brussels, Belgium

Nice !

13 Feb 2016 9:15am

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

Splendid color and detail.

13 Feb 2016 9:24am

outsidersworld from Everywhere, Germany

an interesting colorful plumage has this Robin ... color, it is different to those in our region ... a very nice pose and excellently presented ... I like your picture ...

13 Feb 2016 9:50am

jean pierre a from France

magnifique oiseau!! amitiés

13 Feb 2016 10:36am

Harmonia from Bondues, France

Stunning bird

13 Feb 2016 2:12pm

Don from Spokane, United States

He know show to keep warm. A fine picture of this feathers fully deployed.

13 Feb 2016 4:14pm

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle photo de cet oiseau!!!

13 Feb 2016 4:30pm

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

He surely has a poofy look. You have robins already? We'll be at least a month before we spot one, even in this unusually warm winter.

13 Feb 2016 5:43pm

@beach: They all just seemed to show up yesterday. A one point there must have been 8 of them in the tree when I took this picture.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

5 stars from me for this fluffy looking robin!

13 Feb 2016 5:50pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Superb

13 Feb 2016 6:54pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

I have never seen a robin in the winter, so this is interesting! A beautiful close-up Elaine, the colors are striking... nice detail also! So cute!!

13 Feb 2016 8:16pm

@Carol: They usually start to show up about this time of year. Unfortunately it is very cold.

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

what a beautiful bird, well captured

13 Feb 2016 9:22pm

Photonicstone from Portland, United States

Utter beauty!

13 Feb 2016 11:25pm

Martine from France

Il est magnifique, bravo !

14 Feb 2016 6:29am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh beau

14 Feb 2016 8:43am

franz from Baden, Austria

excellent portrait of this sweet bird trying not to freeze ... ;-)

14 Feb 2016 12:06pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Needs shelter - must be cold on that bare branch.

16 Feb 2016 10:31am

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