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American Robins


When I was browsing through my photo files a few months ago I was surprised by how many photographs I have of American Robins.

I seldom photograph American Robins. Heck, there are times when it seems like I intentionally avoid photographing robins because they are too easy to photograph. That statement may sound like a contradiction, but it’s fact. 

Robins are very common most of the year in my area so finding one isn’t difficult. They also aren’t as skittish as many other birds so they don’t fly off when I approach with my camera. …