Robin egg blue is a shade of cyan that resembles the color of the eggs laid by the American robin.
It is a bright and cheerful color that can vary from pale to vivid blue-green.
Some possible reasons why robins have blue eggs are:
The blue color may help the robins recognize their own eggs and avoid brood parasitism by other birds.
The blue color may reflect more sunlight and keep the eggs cooler in warm weather.
The blue color may indicate the health and quality of the female robin, as producing the blue pigment requires more resources.
Robin egg blue is also a popular color for interior design, fashion, and art.
It is often associated with spring, freshness, and happiness.
In the United States, robin egg blue is sometimes used as a haint blue for painting the ceilings of exterior porches, especially in the South.
This is believed to ward off evil spirits or haints.
Robin egg blue is also the trademark color of Tiffany & Co., a famous jewelry company.
Example of the palette with the Robin egg blue color