Youthful awkwardness…

Young Robin with some remaining new-born downy feathers. Copyright 2015, Pamela Breitberg

Young Robin with some remaining new-born downy feathers. Copyright 2015, Pamela Breitberg

Late in May, this young Robin appeared on one of the first-flight days for this young Robin. We startled him/her when we lunched on our patio next to their nest in our evergreen shrub. Six weeks later the Robin no longer visits the nest but has discovered the joy in bathing.

Young Robin socializing with neighboring Sparrow. Copyright 2015 Pamela Breitberg

Young Robin socializing with neighboring Sparrow. Copyright 2015 Pamela Breitberg

Young Robin with still some new-born downy feathers. Copyright 2015 Pamela Breitberg

Young Robin’s ruffled wet feathers after bathing in our garden’s birdbath. Copyright 2015 Pamela Breitberg

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