American Robin

(Turdus migratorius)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

American Robin

NatureServe

N5 - Secure Breeding

SNRB, SNRN - Unranked Breeding and Nonbreeding

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Abundant

Habitat

Residential lawns and gardens, urban parks, pastures, fragmented forests

Size

9 to 11in length

17 wingspan

   
 

 

  Photo by Tom Baker

Identification

 

 
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Phenology

March 20, 2011 – First sighting in spring

March 9, 2012 – First sighting in spring


Taxonomy

Order:

Passeriformes (perching birds)

 

Family:

Turdidae (thrushes, robins, chats, and wheatears)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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American Robin chick hatched out in one of my old sheds

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  American Robin (Muscicapidae: Turdus migratorius) Male Singing
Carl Barrentine
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Apr 10, 2010

Sweet singing robin, Spring's eventide melody, not cacophony. Photographed at Grand Forks, North Dakota (10 April 2010).

 
     
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pwalpar
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Feb 17, 2010

Video of American Robins running around my back yard, as they do most evenings, looking for dinner.

 
     
  Male American Robin early Spring
bhd812
 
   
 
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Published on Mar 31, 2013

3/30/13

 
     
  American Robin (Muscicapidae: Turdus migratorius) Juvenile
Carl Barrentine
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Jul 1, 2009

Photographed at Grand Forks, North Dakota (01 July 2009). "A bird came down the walk: / He did not know I saw; / He bit an angle-worm in halves / And ate the fellow, raw." --Emily Dickinson

 
     
  American Robin in Somerset, MA - March 1, 2012
Don Gagnon
 
   
 
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Published on Mar 29, 2012

American Robin (Turdus migratorius), Somerset, Massachusetts, Monday morning, March 1, 2012, 7:47 PM - Canon PowerShot SX130 IS MVI_45945; 46 sec.

 
     

 

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Tom Baker
10/30/2011

 

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4/7/2011

 

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Bill Reynolds
5/28/2010

Location: Pennington Co.

American Robin chick hatched out in one of my old sheds  

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