If Australian robins …

If Australian robins were as confiding and friendly as European robins, they would be as storied and beloved. They are beautiful little birds.

This is a rose robin (Petroica rosea). There are other species.



2 responses to this post.

  1. We went to the Bright Easter art exhibition a few days ago and had a game counting all the miniature blue wren paintings. I lost the game but I compensated myself by elaborating on my fantasy of an epic blue wren picture, on a gigantic canvass, with a surging ocean behind it.


    • Posted by Julian O'Dea on April 7, 2016 at 1:42 am

      Australian birds just don’t have celebrity instincts. The cute ones are rarely seen or if they are they spoil their impression by having awful voices, like Eliza Doolittle.


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