Scientific name: Erithacus rubecula
Nature Stars: 20
About: A very familiar little bird, about 14cm long, brown above with a white belly and a famously red breast. Robins are common in parks and gardens, scrub and woodland. They sing from the top of bushes, and will sing right through the winter.Young Robins are b
How to identify: Unmistakeable.
Fantastic fact: Robins have been traditionally associated with Christmas ever since Victorian times, representing the red-waistcoated postmen who would deliver the cards.
Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc