European Robin
Erithacus rubecula
(L 5-5.5")
Considered a flycatcher and
thus unrelated to Amer.
Robin...many subspecies.
Borisova Gradina
Park, Sofia
09May2015
Melnik
15May2015
Juvenile
flash photos
National bird of Great
Britain since 1961.
Now is that sad time of year,
When no flower or leaf is here ;
When in misty southern ways
Oriole and jay have flown,
And of all sweet birds, alone
The Robin stays.
(Thomas Bailey Aldrich)