Speciesname sounds like a name for a pirate. Somebody should put pirate clothes on this bird.
European robin, or just “robin” (Erithacus rubecula). This one was enjoying some sun in the Schlosspark Charlottenburg. It feeds mostly on insects. They played a big role in the discovery of the Magnetoreception. I quote from wikipedia: The avian magnetic compass of the robin has been extensively researched and uses Vision-Based Magnetoreception, in which the robin’s […]