Photo of American Robin

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American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Bird, Urban Adapter

  • A year-round resident in the southern two-thirds of the United States and a migratory bird in the northern one-third of the United States
  • Year round plumage for both male and female have red breasts, gray backs, and black (male) or gray (female) head
  • Habitat includes grassy yards and other open areas dotted with shrubs and trees
  • Insectivore and herbivore, eating worms, insects, and fruits