No Such Thing as “Just a Robin.”

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A robin. Absolutely common and absolutely beautiful

We took a walk in the park today, and I brought my bird rig (Nikon D7100, Nikon 70-200 f/2.8, Nikon TC17eII 1.7x teleconverter) in case we saw some Red Tailed Hawks or Turkey Vultures or Owls (Superb Owl Sunday will be here soon).

Sometimes, when I stalk raptors or large sea birds, I find myself attracted to a bit of motion or color, but then saying, “It’s just a Robin,” or “it’s just a Phoebe,” or “it’s just an Acorn Woodpecker.” Shame on me. We saw all of these beauties on our walk today.

 

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