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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Robin

Hebrides bird sightings - Robin
Adult male Robin

Robin

(Robin Redbreast, European Robin)

Erithacus rubecula

Gaelic: Brù-dhearg

 

Photograph © Debbie Bozkurt
Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
11th February, 2007

 

Our Robin photographs

Robin
Robin
Robin nest box
Robin
fledgling

Robin
adult male

Robin
nest box

 

  • Robin
  • Erithacus rubecula
  • Gaelic: Brù-dhearg
  • WI: Fairly common (100-999 breeding pairs) resident breeder
  • Robins live to about 8yrs

 

Robin records in the Western Isles

Erithacus rubecula melophilus is a fairly common (100-999 breeding pairs) resident breeder.

Erithacus rubecula is probably an uncommon passage Visitor (low numbers)

Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)

 


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the Robin is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

Other local bird photographs

Sources of information for the bird sightings section


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