The Magnificent British Garden Robin

The Magnificent British Garden Robin : In His Own Words

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Why are robins such friendly birds? What exactly do they eat? And where do they like to build their nests? Is the robin's reputation for promiscuity at all justified? And do they really sing because they're happy? These and many more intriguing questions are answered in this unique volume. Entertaining, informative and forthright. The ultimate guide - in his own words - to one of Britain's most cherished garden residents.
Topics covered in this book include: What robins feed on.Where they build their nests.Why they follow you about in the garden.Why they sing.How they defend their territory.How and when they pair up and breed.How they look after and rear their young.Why they loose their feathers in the summer (moult).Why some of them migrate and go overseas.How they preen and bathe and keep themselves well.The robin's place in history, art and popular culture.How the names we give them have changed over the years.Why do they appear so often on our Christmas cards.How to make a robin-friendly garden. And much, much more!
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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 13mm | 268g
  • English
  • 9798581388402

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