|Scientific Name||Turdus migratorius|
San Lucas robin
American Robin Description
- The American robin is likely to be active during the day and assembles in large flocks at night.
- American robins are one of the earliest species to lay eggs.
- The robin bird is first discovered in 1766 by Carl Linnaeus.
- The female lays blue colored eggs.
- Robins are the largest North American thrush.
- American robins are seen hopping or flying just above the ground.
- Robins attract their mate by singing.
Size & Weight
- TOTAL LENGTH: 23 to 28 cm (9.1 to 11.0 in)
- WINGSPAN: 31 to 41 cm (12 to 16 in)
- WEIGHT: (Males) 72 to 94 g (2.5 to 3.3 oz) (Females) 59 to 91 g (2.1 to 3.2 oz)
- WING CHORD: 5 to 14.5 cm (4.5 to 5.7 in)
- m. migratorius
- m. nigrideus
- m. achrusterus
- m. caurinus
- m. propinquus
- m. confinis
- m. phillipsi
Woodlands, mountains, shrubs, forests, tundra, fields, lawns
Alaska, Canada, northern Florida, Gulf Coast, Mexico, Pacific Coast, Greenland, Puerto Rico, Belize, Cuba, Bermuda, Bahamas
Earthworms, caterpillars, grasshoppers, snails, spiders, dogwood, junipers, beetle grubs, fruits, berries
3 – 5 eggs
12 – 14 days
- HEIGHT: 1.5–4.5 m (4.9–14.8 ft)
- WIDTH: 8 in (2.1 cm)
April – July
- 2 years (avg.)
- 14 years (max.)
16,000,000 sq km (6,200,000 sq mi)
Squirrels, blue jays, northern pygmy owls, common ravens, Accipiter hawks, common grackels, snakes, rat snakes, golden eagle, American kestrel, gyrfalcon, sharp-spinned hawk, snowy owls, Steller’s jay, brown-headed cowbird
Cuck, chirp, yeep, chuck