Everyone knows what robin’s egg blue looks like. We often use that term to describe a pretty shade of blue, perhaps on some piece of clothing or a paint colour, but I think it looks best on the shell of a robin’s egg. I found this half shell two days ago on a cold miserable day when the little bird that hatched out of this shell probably wished he were back inside it.
It is a testimony to how tough the robins are, when they risk nesting so early. It is also evidence that they need as long a growing season as possible for the young birds to grow to adulthood before the fall.
Later I took another picture with the robin’s egg on a piece…
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