Robins thrive in London

The RSPB has revealed that robins have thrived in London.

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London the place to be if you're a robin

RSPB research found that the number of robins in London has shot up. Credit: David Jones/PA Wire

Research by the RSPB has revealed that robins in London thrive better than anywhere else in the country. Between 1995 and 2010, the charity believes the numbers of the robins rose by 76%.

However, they warn that robins are susceptible to very cold weather so the numbers may have declined since then because of the cold winters.

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