Archive for December 25th, 2007

25th December 2007, Tuesday

Christmas Robins

This year Robins seem very common throught the RX area with several reports of very tame birds on this website.
Today we associate robins with Christmas, and the bird often appears on Christmas cards. A common explanation is that the Victorian postmen who delivered Christmas cards wore red uniforms, and were nicknamed “robin redbreasts”. On early cards the birds were often shown with cards in their beaks.
A Merry Christmas to all our readers…