The American Robin (Turdus migratorius) is a medium-sized songbird in the thrush family (Turdidae). It is native to North America and is the state bird of Connecticut, Michigan, and Wisconsin. The robin is a familiar sight in many parts of North America, where it is often seen on lawns and in parks, feeding on earthworms and other invertebrates.
The American Robin is a medium-sized bird, measuring about 23-28 cm (9-11 inches) in length and weighing about 65-84 g (2.7 oz). It has a long, slender bill, a short tail, and a round body. The adult male robin has a bright orange breast, a grayish-brown back, and a black head. The adult female robin is similar in appearance, but her breast is paler and her head is browner. Immature robins have a brown back and a white breast with streaks of brown.
The American Robin is found throughout most of North America, from Alaska to the southern United States. It is a migratory bird, wintering in the southern United States and Mexico.
The American Robin is found in a variety of habitats, including open woodlands, meadows, parks, and lawns. It is most common in areas with moist soil, where it can find earthworms and other invertebrates to eat.
The American Robin is an active bird that is often seen hopping on the ground, searching for food. It is also a good singer, and its song is a familiar sound in many parts of North America. The robin is a monogamous bird and pairs for life. The female lays 3-5 eggs in a cup-shaped nest made of mud and grass. The eggs hatch after about 12 days, and the young birds fledge after about 14 days.
The American Robin is an omnivore and eats a variety of foods, including earthworms, insects, fruits, and berries. It is an important part of the ecosystem, as it helps to control insect populations.
The American Robin is not considered to be at risk of extinction. However, it is threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation.