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When robins appear, loved ones are near


50x 50cm ink and watercolour on wood in a matte black frame

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When robins appear, loved ones are near: watercolour on wood

The robin was voted Britain’s favourite bird and holds the unofficial role as our national bird.

It is believed to be a messenger for lost, loved ones and is seen as a symbol of good luck and happiness. ‘When robins appear, loved ones are near’, alludes to the belief that the robin is a messenger. All sorts of stories abound for how it got its red breast too.

The robin is a popular visitor to gardens and is well-known for its tameness – with patience it can even be encouraged to eat from the hand.

This robin is painted in ink and watercolour on a specially prepared bird panel and captures its flight as it comes in for a treat.