Avian Dust-up

Far from being quality shots, this series does capture the dramatic action I witnessed yesterday afternoon. These two Robins apparently had a territorial dispute.






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29 Comments on “Avian Dust-up”

  1. Jim says:

    Martial arts….Robin style! Great captures, Pat!

  2. domnuio says:

    I love it very much !

  3. Rohrerbot says:

    It’s baby time! Look at them go!

  4. Mother Hen says:

    I like these Pat! They do tell a story!

  5. Carletta says:

    They definitely had issues. 🙂
    Great on capturing the tiff!

  6. Karen says:

    I hate it when birds fight, but you captured some great moments here.

  7. Bird fight, bird fight! This happens a lot at this time of year!

  8. Mick says:

    Great action shots. You did well to catch any of that dispute!

  9. Jutta K. says:

    Mir ist es noch nie gelungen, solche ” Kämpfe ” fest zu halten.
    Liebe Grüße

  10. Stewart M says:

    These types of battles always seem so fierce! Nice images.

    cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

  11. Margaret says:

    This is my patch – clear off. great shots

  12. OOPS! Temper, temper!

  13. Teresa says:

    Quite the drama you’ve captured!

    • Robin says:

      Pat, interesting series! They certainly get into it, don’t they! We had a couple of Goldfinches sparring in air yesterday! Fun to watch!

  14. Oh my! Wonderful action there. I hate to see birds fighting though.

  15. Lisa Gordon says:

    I saw the very same thing between two robins, yesterday morning while out walking.
    Oooooo, were they mad at one another!

  16. These are great. I love that you captured the motion of them and hope they both came out unscathed from their encounter with each other.

  17. haha! That’s cool! I assume they got it worked out.

  18. Marie says:

    Wow! Really fascinating to get to see this.

  19. Gunilla says:

    You would think there would be worms for them all.

  20. Kerri says:

    These are super! I’ve been seeing a lot of this behavior lately!

  21. Carver says:

    Great shots of the feuding birds or perhaps a lovers dance.

  22. JM says:

    What a wonderful “pas de deux”! Lovely sequence.

    P.S. I couldn’t agree more with you regarding the octopus. I was glad the man didn’t catch any while I was there.

  23. Great series Pat….. You showed the robin moves…. Michelle

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