robin

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Related to American robins: European starlings
  • noun

Synonyms for robin

small Old World songbird with a reddish breast

large American thrush having a rust-red breast and abdomen

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Gray Catbirds, American Robins, and Song Sparrows were the most common species observed, collectively making up 43.
Bobolinks had the lowest overall predation rate (22%) and among the passerines, American robins had the highest (50%).
We observed American Robins at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois starting on 8 February 2011 when a blizzard occurred in central Illinois with temperatures reaching a low of -12[degrees]C and snow accumulation of 30.
Avian host species were similar to those previously reported (3,4), except that northern cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis), not American robins, were the principal hosts throughout the season, and feeding patterns differed somewhat, depending on the habitat of the trap site.
American robins are members of the thrush family and fly south from North America each autumn but very few ever make it across the Atlantic.
Among the most commonly reported are house finches, American robins, crows, mourning doves, blackbirds, scrub jays and hummingbirds.
I see evidence of nesting by fox squirrels, blue jays, American robins, and Baltimore orioles.
Then enjoy the pleasant walk back to Yonge Street through Queens Park with its hordes of virtually-tame black squirrels and North American robins.
Timing of arrival, numbers, and fruit eating habits of wintering American Robins (Turdus migratorius) and Cedar Waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) were studied during two consecutive years (1989-90, 1990-91) in the Edwards Plateau region of central Texas.
The group's findings might not seem overwhelming: eight Canada geese, three female and three male mallard ducks, six chickadees and six American robins.
For instance, bluebirds, hermit thrushes, and American robins are often found in grape arbors, sumac patches, or other places where wild fruits are located.
The species infected were a great blue heron (Ardea herodias), 2 American crows (Corvus brachyrhyncos), 2 American robins (Turdus migratorius), 2 mourning doves (Zenaida macroura), a red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), a blue-gray gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea), a northern mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos), a house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus), and a northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis).
American robins, common grackles, and red-winged blackbirds showed increased seroprevalence from 2003 to 2004.
Also spied were plenty of Anna's hummingbirds, California and spotted towhees, yellow-rumped warblers, American robins, red-tailed hawks, mourning doves, western scrub jays and purple finches.
Common birds inhabiting the wooded areas include Ovenbirds (Seiurus aurocapilla), American Robins (Turdus migratorius), and Wood Thrushes (Hylocichla mustelina) (KAS, unpubl, data).
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