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American Robins - the "Early Birds"


March 20, 2019

Doug Harling

A mother Robin feeds her fledgling some fruit and jelly.

The American Robin says it is spring time! Robins are always the first sign of spring to me and I am seeing them everywhere. Just take a stroll down to a local park and you can't miss the beautiful song of the Robin. As winter fades away, the Robin is always the first new bird of spring that I see in my habitat. The Robin is the quintessential early bird.

Robins are classed as a migrating songbird. Even though many robins stick around our area all winter, their sights and sounds are not as noticeable. I class Robins as weather migrators. If the winter gets too harsh, the will move farthe...

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