These seemingly retiring birds emerged during the pandemic of 2020, though they have been sighted previously in times of need. They are thought to be linked to the cleaner environment and bursts of joy we experienced during this difficult time. Famous for their ability to bring happiness, uplifting thoughts and their wide ranging and non-discriminatory caring abilities.
Identified by – chunky black plumage, improbable glam rock wings and by provoking a general feeling of well-being in the viewer,
Habitat - Happiest in a garden or open space, the Caretaker bird can also be found indoors.
See also - the communal and caring nature of Crows and Corvids, Plague Doctors and Swedish folklore.