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

Robin Orangebreast

Robins. Humans love them. We’ve developed a whole mythology around them and they form an essential part of our mid-winter iconography. We …

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

Robin Orange-Breast

Robins don’t have red breasts; they are orange, surely? Maybe they are called red because it’s alliterative with Robin. Maybe they’re called …

Kestrel - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Seaton Wetlands

Sunshine; warmth; the feel of spring in the air. It’s a while since I’ve felt that; and that’s also true for wildlife. …

Chaffinch - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Birds in the park

I’ve got a few hours spare this afternoon and the weather is bright. The forecasts are for dull weather for days, so …

Moorhen - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Feathered friends

There’s time to visit Stover Country park and see some wildlife today. I’m taking my dad along so he can experience one …

Orley Common - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

A walk on Orley Common

Orley Common is a true common – absolutely no-one owns it or has ever owned it – it belongs to us all. …

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

Robbing Robin

This Robin is screaming a song of dominance and intimidation, proclaiming its territory and its swaggering intention to repel any strangers daring …

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

Robin

There’s a routered Robin portrait at the park which I’m admiring for its child-like simplicity. An then there’s the real thing. Utterly …

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

Bitter cold

It was bitterly cold out on the Exminster Marshes this morning.