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American Robin -
(Turdus migratorius)



  • Medium-sized songbird
  • Grey-brown above, brick red below
  • White throat with dark stripes
  • White broken eyeline
  • Female is similar but paler
  • Young have speckled underparts
  • 10" (25 cm.)


  • Uses a variety of habitats, rural, urban,
         forests, shrubby and residential areas

Additional Information

  • Abundant migrant and summer resident
  • Found occasionally in the winter
  • Wisconsin state bird
  • Early spring migrant
  • May appear in large flocks during spring
  • Generally a ground feeder
  • Builds nest with mud

American Robin on the ground

American Robin - Wisconsin's State Bird 


Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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