Five weeks to go until the end of the challenge and I’ve managed to keep on track throughout. Amazing.
This week I bring you the “Winter Warrior” a Robin who visits my garden in late Autumn and stays until early Spring.
The Robin is probably the UK’s most favourite bird. They might look cute, yet they are aggressively territorial and right now this one is defending the bird feeders against all-comers. However, the Blue Tits have a master plan to counter the Robins tactics. One flies to the feeder to distract the Robin and whilst the Robin is chasing it off the other Blue Tit flies in and gets a quick feed. Then they reverse the roles.
Both male and female Robins look identical so it’s impossible to tell which is which.