The robin is the most familiar and popular of the garden & woodland birds see across the whole of the UK all year round.
- An aggressively territorial , iupright plump little bird. The male & female Robins look identical. The upperparts are a warm olive- brown colour and they have a red face, chin & breast. Their belly is white with pale grey sides.
- The young Robin has a brown head, wings, and tail with brown spotting/barring. Their breast is buffy in colour also barred.
- 13 - 15 cms
- Brown, short & pointed
- Brown: medium in length
- Towns, gardens, heaths, woods, hedges
- Flits, hops, perches openly, takes off & lands from vegetation or the ground
- Thin tic tic tic , leisurely warble. They can be heard singing at night next to street lamps
Breeding & Feeding
- In tree stump or on a bank
- 5 - 6, white speckled reddish
- Incubation Period
- 12 - 15 days
- 2 - 3; April - June
- Insects, seeds, worms, fruit.
- UK Breeding Pairs
- 4.5 million