AMERICAN ROBIN, CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN, GLENCOE, ILLINOIS, MARCH 17, 2011
SMC Pentax-DA 55-300 at 300mm
1/4000 sec. f9.0
For a change it was a nice morning outdoors at the Botanic Garden with a hazy sun in the upper 50s. The robins were out and about in force chasing each other in amorous sport, for it's the breeding season. This one struck a noble pose atop a branch of a David crabapple tree in the English Walled Garden. Click the photo for a large version.