American Robin

American robin perched on a branch
American robin. Photo by Trac Vu on Unsplash
AppearanceMedium-size bird about 10″ long, gray/brown upper, brown/orange underparts, yellow beak, white chin, white surrounding eyes. orange beak. Female has lighter head and underparts.
DietEarthworms, insects, and fruit.
Feeder FoodNot a feeder visitor.
HabitatCommon and pervasive throughout US and Canada. Found in fields, parks, wooded and forested areas, mountains, and back yards.
NestingNesting sites vary from lower half of a tree to rain gutters, outdoor lights, and more. 1-3 broods/season, 3-5 eggs/brood, eggs about 1.1 long x 8″ wide, sky blue or blue/green in color, incubation from 12-14 days.

Range Map

american robin bird on a branch
American Robin range map. Compliments of The Cornell Lab.