Video shows the 'magical' friendship Derbyshire woman has formed with wild robin

A photographer has shared magical pictures of a friendly robin she has befriended during lockdown - which even sits in her hand to feed and comes to her call.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 12:39 pm

Katie Wilson has built up a relationship with little 'Bobbin Robin', while capturing nature photos around her home in Clowne.

She said: "Me and my partner go on daily walks and we have been feeding the birds. We started when we first moved to our new house and was discovering the walks in 2020 during lockdown.

"Our first robin was always very interested in us so the more we went down the more we would sit quietly and let him explore around us. It was just an off chance that I held my hand out and he came down."

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Katie Wilson built up a relationship with little 'Bobbin Robin', while capturing nature photos around her home in Clowne.

Katie's robin then got a 'girlfriend' and Katie said has raised two healthy fledglings.

"This robin in the photos I believe is one of fledglings. So this year in winter we started the process again, just sitting quietly and letting him come to us, and then again held my hand out and he came down.

"We go down on a daily basis and even have a whistle that we do to call the birds and they all come down. It's quite magical,” she added.

Bobbin Robin
Magical pictures of a friendly robin Katie has befriended during lockdown
The robin has now got two fledglings