There’s an American Robin, Turdus migratorius, in this tree in the garden in Virginia:
They are stunning birds. It’s strange to see a bird which behaves so much like a European Blackbird which has such a beautiful orange breast:
There are 320 million of them here. I still treasure seeing every one.
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