Haith's Wildlife Blog
Robins are undoubtedly one of the UK’s favourite birds and with its bright red breast it is familiar to us throughout the year – not just at Christmas.
The Robin (Erithacus rubecula), is a small insectivorous passerine bird and is simply known as the robin or robin redbreast (due to the colour of its breast being bright red) the upperparts are brown, the belly is whitish and the face is lined with grey, both female and males are very similar in colour.
The Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus) is a passerine bird from the sparrow family. It is smaller than a House Sparrow, but its appearance is similar.
'Little brown birds' are what many people still call sparrows. But they are so much more than that.
Winter can be a wonderful season for attracting birds into your garden if you provide the correct conditions that wild birds need to survive.