Pettirosso

European Robins are fascinating. This one is the forest in Italy looks like a youngster, as it has a pale band on its wing:

Robin - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

There’s an older adult which is perching on a tree:

Robin - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

I think I may have been seen:

Robin - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Robins in Italy are far more reticent, skulking, forest birds than they appear to be in the UK. I’m still able to get close to them and enjoy their antics:

Robin - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

What a pleasure to see:

Robin - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

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