Robin Robinson

Robin Robinson
Location
Phippsburg, Maine, United States
Birthday
April 05
Title
Queen Mum
Company
Out Of The Blue
Bio
I'm a photographer, writer and gardener. I live on the coast of Maine. I live with a husband, dogs and a cat. I used to live with children but they grew up and left. I'm thankful for all of these things.

AUGUST 16, 2011 9:56AM

MACRO Monday - In Your FACE!

A pollinating fly on a fern, Phippsburg, Maine
Macro Monday is a weekly homage to small things, or sometimes large things close up and in your face. Most people start their work week on Monday and dread doing so. I hope Macro Monday will give you/Read full post »


This is the business part of a porcupine, the quills. In the top collage, the porkies in the trees are babies. The one in the middle is an adult.
Tough foot pads and claws help porcupines to climb trees.

Baby porcupine feet, teeth and 'product.'
Porcupines can be very des… Read full post »
AUGUST 5, 2011 8:31AM

FLYday - Barn Swallows



Barn swallows in flight and feeding fledglings while on the wing.

FLYday is an homage to what our feathered friends so best, fly.
JULY 30, 2011 1:28PM

FLYday - Double Osprey Delight


FLYday is an homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.

These are Osprey, also called Fish Hawks. The bird on the left is an adult chasing a first summer bird away from the nest. The mother bird on the left has two new chicks in a nearby nest.… Read full post »
JUNE 17, 2011 8:10AM

FLYday - Common Tern

Common Tern with fish - Phippsburg,
Maine
FLYday is an homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.

Red-tailed Hawk harrassed by Ravens, Phippsburg, Maine

FLYday is an homage to what our feathered freiends do best, fly.
JUNE 3, 2011 1:38AM

FLYday - Osprey

Osprey

Osprey, or "Fish Hawk" in hover flight. Phippsburg, Maine May 2011

FLYday is an homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.
To see more of my photography, visit http://robinrobinsonmaine.com
Editor’s Pick
JUNE 2, 2011 3:29PM

Hope And Tomato Season - Five-Spotted Hawk Moth


Another farmer's tomatoes passed on to me last summer        
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     The Rhodora is roaring on the roadsides, and oh - a lovely thing she is! I grew up calling this a Swamp azalea, because that's what my mother called it. Swamp azaleas are actually a totally different critter, more common in the south than the flower you see here.&/…

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MAY 27, 2011 9:09AM

FLYday - Ring-billed Gulls

Ring-billed gulls in flight. Phippsburg, Maine

FLYday is an homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.
MAY 15, 2011 8:53AM

FLYday - American Kestrel


An American Kestrel diving from its perch for prey. The kestrel is our smallest hawk. Phippsburg, Maine 2011

An homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.

Note:  For those of you who may have been wondering where I am, I've been working on a project and… Read full post »
MAY 6, 2011 1:05AM

FLYday - Bald Eagle


Bald eagle, adult Phippsburg, Maine

An homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.
To see more of my work go to robinrobinsonmaine.com
Turkey Vulture, Chimney Top Take Off


Turkey Vulture Taking Off From Chimney Top, Phippsburg, Maine April 18, 2011

An homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.

Fishing boats at anchor, Lubec, Maine - March 31, 2011
Young Bald eagles, Atkin's Bay, Phippsburg, Maine April 18, 2011
The eagle on the left is older than the one on the right. Bald eagles like the beach!
"Hey! Give me back my iPod!" Bald eagles like listening to music.

"Watch me nail… Read full post »
Editor’s Pick
APRIL 22, 2011 1:15AM

FLYday - Red-tailed Hawk


Red-tailed hawk lifting off, then taking off from tree branch, Randolph, Maine April, 16, 2011

An homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.
Editor’s Pick
APRIL 15, 2011 10:07AM

"KIWI!!!!" Or Maybe a Woodcock

American Woodcock April 7, 2011 Phippsburg, Maine
This wasn't a rush, because it was  lone woodcock. One is a woodcock, two or more are still woodcock, like deer are still deer.  A group of woodcock is called a "rush," "fall", "flight", "plump," or "cord." Don't let anyone… Read full post »
APRIL 15, 2011 1:36AM

FLYday - Osprey With Flounder


Osprey With Flounder, Phippsburg, Maine

An homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.
APRIL 15, 2011 1:00AM

FLYday - Snowy Egret



Snowy Egret, Phippsburg, Maine
An homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.
Harp Seal, Phippsburg, Maine
Harp or "Saddle" seal, male April 9, 2011 Phippsburg, Maine
You can click on any image to make it larger or fit the screen to see the whole thingHarp Seal, Phippsburg, Mainen Soaking up the sun on the Kennebec River, Phippsburg, Maine

Harp seal basking in the spring sun, April 8, 2011 Phippsburg,… Read full post »

Harp Seal And Squirrel Point Lighthouse on the Kennebec River. Photograph taken from Phippsburg looking across to Arrowsic.
Editor’s Pick
APRIL 8, 2011 1:05AM

FLYday - Turkey Vulture


Turkey Vulture, Phippsburg, Maine 2010

An homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.

Northern Shrike, Phippsburg, Maine March 2, 2011
Two Northern Shrikes photographed in Pembroke, Maine March 31, 2011. Note that each is on a different type of utility wire.

Northern Shrike in Pembroke, Maine with a caterpillar capture. I was photographing this bird on t… Read full post »
APRIL 1, 2011 11:03AM

FLYday - "Go Goosey, Go!"

A weekly homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly.
Canada goose, Phippsburg, Maine Read full post »
Instead of the "Super Moon" maybe we should have called it the "Big Tangerine!" The top photo is of the magnificent orb as it crested the horizon of the Atlantic Ocean. The color was as you see it here, an intense melon shimmering slightly through haze on the water.