adult male in breeding plumage (California, USA; 2009-04-19)

American Robin
Turdus migratorius

Native Range: North America and Middle America

Notes: a worm-eating specialist; feeds by patrolling lawns, cocking its head to hear movement, and then pulling out an earthworm; often flocks in winter juveniles are spotted underneath.

darker black-gray than female (California, USA; 2009-04-19)

yellow bill, white around eye (Georgia, USA; 2007-03-11)

female; grayish rather than blackish of male (California, USA; 2009-04-19)

female, dorsal view (California, USA; 2009-04-19)

female (California, USA; 2009-04-19)

speckle-breasted juvenile (left) with adult (California, USA; 2009-06-13)