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London photo of the day: Christmas on Carnaby Street


I don’t know what the giant little birds are about, but I like them.

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  • Eva Adamovich

    Merry Christmas!

  • Eva Adamovich

    Happy Holidays!

  • althea

    Perhaps it’s a reference to the Hunting of the Wren, on Christmas Day or St Stephen’s Day.

  • Ah, yes, perhaps that’s it.

    Or maybe the partridge escaped from the pear tree…

  • NorthernStar

    They’re Robins. Often spotted in gardens this time of year and are traditionally linked to Christmas (mostly through the greeting card industry but also from a folk tale about the red breast.)

    You probably don’t recognise them as you’re used to the miscatorgorised and far uglier American robin.

  • Bluejay

    Holy gratuitous insult, Batman! ;-)

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