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American Robin

Length: 10 inches Song: “Cheerily Cheer-up cheerio”, “tut-tut-tut.”
Wingspan: 14-16 inches Behavior: In winter it eats earthworms, berries, and insect
Weight: 2.7 ounces Breeding: Monogamous, solitary
Habitat: Forest, shrubs, grass land, and semi-desert Population: Found near forests, woodlands, gardens, parks.
Migration: migratory Feeders: They’ll come to feeders for bread crumbs
Appearance: It’s shape is like a deep cup yellow bill, black tail with some white, blackish head.
Interesting Facts: The location of this bird is also near buildings, man-made bird houses.This is the most common bird in America. A rufous-backed robin is similar to this bird. They lay 3-7 pale blue eggs sometimes spotted with some brown.

Compiled by Doree, Middletown Elementary School, Louisville, KY
Information from Birds of North America Smithsonian Handbook
By Fred J Alsop III, DK Publishing, Inc., 2001

Photos with permission from National Fish and Wildlife Service – http://images.fws.gov

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Last Updated: February 28, 2012

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