both we and our neighbour have had a robins nest in our
The Robin Redbreast is England’s national bird and figures
often on Christmas cards and seasonal postage stamps.
English colonialists in N. America in the 1600’s called the
red tinted thrush a robin to remind them of the little friend
they’d left behind,
The europeon robin is only about half the size of the N.Amer.
version. This latter, I believe, hops along and I’m not quite sure if our
robin hops or walks.
As you know some birds hop and some walk and just to
confuse the matter some can do both.
By the way our baby robins have now fledged and fled!