Birds of St. Charles County, MO
American Robin

American Robin
Turdus migratorius

Size: 9-11"

Male: (Shown) A gray bird with a rusty red breast, and a nearly black head and tail. White chin with black streaks. White eye ring.

Female: Similar to male, but with a gray head and a duller breast.

Juvenile: Similar to female, but has a speckled chest and brown back.

Nest: Female builds cup nest with help from male. Two to three broods per year.

Eggs: 4-7; pale blue without markings

Incubation: 12-14 days; female incubates

Fledging: 14-16 days; male and female feed young

Migration: The American Robin can be found in St. Charles County year round.

Food: Insects, fruit, berries, and worms.

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