Mark's wonderful pictures of a robin feeding from his hand in Hallow

Mark's wonderful pictures of a robin feeding from his hand

PLEASED TO MEET YOU: Worcester News reader Mark Badgery sent in these pictures of a robin feeding off his hand (s)

MEAL TIME: Mr Badgery's grandfather Ken Freeman often feeds birds in the garden of his Hallow home (s)

WINGING IT: The robin prepares to land (s)

Perhaps he was hoping to read about Robin van Persie? (s)

Does he think the England team needs better wingers?

YUMMY: The friendly robin perches on Worcester News reader Mark Badgery's hand to eat a few maggots (s)

First published in News
Last updated

THEY say a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush but one Worcester News reader has taken that old adage literally.

Mark Badgery sent in these stunning photographs of a little robin feeding off his hand.

Mr Badgery was sat in the garden of his grandparents' home in Hallow when the bird made a beeline for the maggots on offer.

He said: "My grandad Ken Freeman feeds a pair of robbins and blackbirds several times a day.

"The birds take the food back to their young in the nest."

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree