Birds in the Biome

Birds in the Biome

On our recent trip to the Eden Project in Cornwall, I was surprised to see a number of birds in the Mediterranean Biome – which was my favourite of the two. As we were walking around, we heard the beautiful bird song and I spotted this Robin singing it’s heart out. 

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I also loved the way it looked directly at my camera in the photo below:

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A number of the older sunflowers had been left to dry out and their seeds were dropping off into a convenient placed basket which made a great snack area for the Chaffinch and Great Tit below.

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If you are on Instagram, then don’t forget that my new Instagram linky, InstaLinkLove, is open until Sunday evening at 9.30pm (probably one of the easiest linkys out there!).

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42 Comments

  1. October 7, 2016 / 6:43 pm

    wow victoria these are really excellent photos. you are an obvious talent…. i hope you don’t mind if I share your post on your blog?

  2. October 5, 2016 / 10:31 am

    Love these images, feel like I don’t take photographs just for the sheer pleasure at the moment, I’ve been so busy. This has inspired me!

  3. September 21, 2016 / 1:25 pm

    What beautiful photos of the birds in the biome. I especially love the one of the robin singing and the one where he is looking right at you πŸ™‚

  4. September 21, 2016 / 10:26 am

    Such gorgeous photos of these beautiful, delicate birds. Their colours are so vibrant and exciting, and I just love Robins.
    A fact (the only fact I know) is that Robins are one of the few birds that can’t hold on to a bird feeder or land on one, so hover to reach food. Don’t know why I know that?!
    #SundayPhoto

  5. September 20, 2016 / 2:09 pm

    I love Robin’s. I had a regular one visiting but since I got a cat he hasn’t shown his face.

  6. September 19, 2016 / 9:55 pm

    Oh Vicky, that robin! What a little sweetheart πŸ™‚ Love these photos xox

  7. September 19, 2016 / 7:53 pm

    Stunning photographs Victoria. I think the robin is one of my favourite birds, especially when singing!
    I love the angle and look on his face when you’re capturing his image.
    That’s a great idea for the sunflower seeds.
    I hope you have a great week ahead πŸ˜€

  8. September 18, 2016 / 8:53 pm

    Oh my goodness, you do catch wildlife and birds in particular, so beautifully. These are amazing pictures. I loved the Mediterranean Biome too xx

  9. September 18, 2016 / 3:22 pm

    I absolutley adore these photos! It makes me want to get a ‘proper’ camera and stop taking photos with my phone (not that they’d be anywhere near this good, but it’s a start!) #MySUndayPhoto

  10. September 18, 2016 / 2:29 pm

    Lovely photos! I too love the one with the robin looking straight at you. I’m surprised o see robin’s at this time of year as I think of them as winter/spring birds but maybe that’s just where I am (on the Mediterranean!)
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    • September 18, 2016 / 4:17 pm

      Thank you Phoebe πŸ™‚ I was really surprised to see them too! x
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  11. September 18, 2016 / 11:53 am

    Hi Victoria, lovely shots. Robins are such cheeky little birds, we have one that hangs around in the winter and I have no idea where it goes during the summer. Ilove the way that even though it looks as if you are a distance away from the birds, your photos are still nice and clear.

    xx
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  12. Carol
    September 18, 2016 / 11:41 am

    Wonderful shots – love the robins

  13. September 18, 2016 / 10:44 am

    Yes, can I help you? πŸ™‚ Great expression isn’t it Vic!

    Beautiful shots.
    x

    • September 18, 2016 / 4:20 pm

      That is exactly what I thought when I took his photo! Thank you πŸ™‚ x
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  14. September 18, 2016 / 8:33 am

    Before you mentioned Eden Project I thought it was early to see robins.

    We need to visit there again soon

    Thank you for linking up

    • September 18, 2016 / 4:22 pm

      Thank you Darren – I was surprised to see them! Thanks for hosting.
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  15. September 18, 2016 / 7:40 am

    Beautiful photos. I love that final one catching its wings open.

  16. Tara
    September 18, 2016 / 6:57 am

    Fabulous pics, the singing robin is my favourite. Small birds always seem so hard to capture. I REALLY want to go to the Eden Project but it’s quite a drive from Norfolk. I think we will have to break up the trip a bit. #MySundayPhoto

  17. September 18, 2016 / 6:47 am

    These are so beautiful Victoria, I especially love the little Robin, they are one of my favourite birds x

  18. September 18, 2016 / 6:23 am

    What sweet birds! We just spent a week in Sri Lanka and I swear the country bird must be the ever annoying black crow! He was loud and everywhere!

  19. September 18, 2016 / 12:34 am

    I don’t know how you do it, as soon as I start to focus they are off, you must have such patience and are rewarded with wonderful photos.

    • September 18, 2016 / 4:30 pm

      Aww, thanks Fiona. I have a lot of patience – always have had. I think it is being the eldest of 7 and having to wait for things!! x
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  20. September 18, 2016 / 12:17 am

    I love how you’ve captured the robin’s colours so beautifully. We’ve been to the Eden Project twice before but never with the kids – one to add to the list!

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