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BIRDS

Robin - Haynesville

AMERICAN ROBINS

Turdus migratorius

At A Glance

  • IDENTIFICATION: Tan and gray, males have darker heads
  • COMMONLY CONFUSED WITH: Eastern Towhee
  • CONSERVATION STATUS: Least Concern - Population Trend Increasing
  • DIET: Insects and fruit
  • HABITAT: Fields, gardens, yards, woodlands, forests, parks, lawns
  • NESTING: Cup shapped nest built from dead grass,twigs, moss, paper, feathers and roots, placed on horizontal branches of the lower half of a tree
  • BEHAVIOR: Foraging on the ground or roosting in trees
  • SPECIAL SKILLS: Musical calls
  • SEASONS FOR VIEWING IN NORTH LOUISIANA: Year round