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Bath Time for Robin

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Here’s my Robin. She’s been in my garden since her return from migration in April and really never leaves. Why should she? She’s got a nest in my nice full red maple tree and all the earthworms she can eat…and her chicks. Here she takes a bath.

Her bath is just a flipped over lid from a storage container

The textured bottom prevents slipping

It holds just enough water for a perfect bath time

She likes the deeper end

The rim is an ideal perch for a quick drink

Smaller birds like finches prefer the shallow end

All squeaky clean. Thanks for dropping by

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My goodness the strength in that beak. I can see why it does nt leave long big worm wash and dry your spoiling it. Lol Loved the blog very entertaining.

6 Jun, 2015

 

You are welcome. They are very entertaining to watch.

6 Jun, 2015

 

Bigger than our robins I think and just as much fun to watch....love the speech bubbles 😊

7 Jun, 2015

 

thanks Pam. They are fun to watch. I'm glad she choose my garden to roost in. :)

7 Jun, 2015

 

Always guaranteed to entertain :)

7 Jun, 2015

 

They sure are. Sometimes they seem to wait in line.

7 Jun, 2015

 

What a lovely bird, no wonder you encourage her to stay be providing her own private pool.

7 Jun, 2015

 

Thanks Julia, I'm glad you enjoyed it.

7 Jun, 2015

 

Just catching up again ! I love your Robin ! The colours are quite different from ours ! I enjoyed your blog too !

22 Jun, 2015

 

Thank You Rose. They are a joy to watch in the garden. I love watching them pull all the grubs out of my lawn, they are so diligent about it - and quite helpful. :). Your robin is a pretty bird too.

22 Jun, 2015

 

Fun, and not so easy to get. It cheered me up!

23 Jun, 2015

 

Glad you got a chuckle. The bath is in constant use all summer.

23 Jun, 2015

 

Super set of photos Paul. She certainly enjoyed her bath. How are the babies doing?

28 Jun, 2015

 

Thanks Linda. babies are about ready to fledge. They grow so quickly. They should be gone in about a week.

28 Jun, 2015

 

as usual, very funny. Mine will not go on the ground baths. they love the elevated one, and then retreat to the rustic tower to sun themselves. It's hard for me to catch it on my camera. You did a great blog. The worm one is really something!

29 Jun, 2015

 

Thanks, Mine seem to prefer their bath at ground level. They are used to seeing me so they ham it up for the camera. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

29 Jun, 2015

 

Great pics.

19 Jul, 2015

 

thanks

19 Jul, 2015

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