winter migration

Discussion in 'Nature' started by TonyTurley, Nov 19, 2013.

  1. TonyTurley

    TonyTurley TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Apr 24, 2013
    West Virginia, USA
    Thousands of birds have been flocking madly around our area the past few days. At first I thought they were Starlings, but when I got a closer look, I realized they were Robins. They were all over the pear and crabapple trees in the neighbors' yard; fueling up for the journey south, I presume. Interesting, because I still see Robins here and there in the winter. Rokkor-PF 58/1.4.

    Tony

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  2. watchin

    watchin TalkEmount Rookie

    Robins are independent bunch, most migrate but some stay the winter. We see them in Florida in the spring (coming north).
    It's really weird getting up one morning to see hundreds of robins mobing (pun) your yard...

    watchin...aka Greg
    just watchin the world go by, trying to get a good picture.
     
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  3. TonyTurley

    TonyTurley TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Apr 24, 2013
    West Virginia, USA
    The robins were back today. This time we had a mostly clear sky and a strong evening light, so I pulled out the MC Tele-Rokkor-HF 30cm.

    Tony

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