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Britain’s Got Favourites

A post about Britain’s favourite birds, originally written for the July issue of the Hawkesbury Parish News     

photo of robin on a branch
Britain’s top bird, apparently

On first hearing that the robin had been voted Britain’s favourite bird, I felt indignant on behalf of the blackbird who sings so beautifully from the apple tree outside my study window. Robins may be cute garden birds, hopping companionably close as we dig the garden, but I know that’s only cupboard love: they’re just waiting to grab a juicy worm. Continue reading “Britain’s Got Favourites”