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Robin

The Robin is a common favourite with most people and one of the easiest to recognise. It has a bright red breast, face, throat and cheeks edged with grey, has a white belly and brown upper parts. The juvenile Robin has speckled brown upper parts and has no red feathers. In the winter they are joined by immigrants from Scandinavia and Europe, which are slightly paler than our own.

Robins are very territorial and during spring and summer this territoriality is for breeding but at other times it is generally for feeding. They will defend their territories to the death. They feed mainly on insects and worms with mealworms being a firm favourite and become tame enough to feed directly from the hand. Another favourite is Sunflower Hearts and they can often be found fighting with Blue Tits to get to these seeds.

An open-fronted nest box is perfect for a Robin and they will usually make their nests from grass and dead leaves. With a rather melodious song they are always delightful to see in your garden.

Anyone living in Britain should be able to identify the European Robin from its symbolic representation at Christmas time. It is the only British bird with a red upper breast and face. It is very obvious by its bold nature during the winter snow and can become hand-tame when offered food at that time.

It is easily attracted by Mealworms and any other insectivorous matter so Haith's Prosecto Insectivorous Mix spread on the ground or placed on the bird table will be taken eagerly. Golden Chorus is another favourite but Robins will also join other ground-feeding species to take their pick from Haith's Wild Bird Foods

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The Robin is a common favourite with most people and one of the easiest to recognise. It has a bright red breast, face, throat and cheeks edged with grey, has a white belly and brown upper parts. The juvenile Robin has speckled brown upper parts and has no red feathers. In the winter they are joined by immigrants from Scandinavia and Europe, which are slightly paler than our own.

Robins are very territorial and during spring and summer this territoriality is for breeding but at other times it is generally for feeding. They will defend their territories to the death. They feed mainly on insects and worms with mealworms being a firm favourite and become tame enough to feed directly from the hand. Another favourite is Sunflower Hearts and they can often be found fighting with Blue Tits to get to these seeds.

An open-fronted nest box is perfect for a Robin and they will usually make their nests from grass and dead leaves. With a rather melodious song they are always delightful to see in your garden.

Anyone living in Britain should be able to identify the European Robin from its symbolic representation at Christmas time. It is the only British bird with a red upper breast and face. It is very obvious by its bold nature during the winter snow and can become hand-tame when offered food at that time.

It is easily attracted by Mealworms and any other insectivorous matter so Haith's Prosecto Insectivorous Mix spread on the ground or placed on the bird table will be taken eagerly. Golden Chorus is another favourite but Robins will also join other ground-feeding species to take their pick from Haith's Wild Bird Foods