American robin

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Related to American robin: Northern Cardinal
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Noun1.American robin - large American thrush having a rust-red breast and abdomenAmerican robin - large American thrush having a rust-red breast and abdomen
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
genus Turdus, Turdus - type genus of the Turdidae
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On the land were large flights of magpies and American robins; whole fleets of ducks and geese navigated the river, or flew off in long streaming files at the approach of the canoes; while the frequent establishments of the painstaking and quiet-loving beaver showed that the solitude of these waters was rarely disturbed, even by the all-pervading savage.
- The most abundant breeding birds in Minnesota shelterbelts (Yahner, 1982a, b, 1983) and South Dakota shelterbelts (Martin, 1980, 1981) - common grackle, mourning dove and American robin - were also common on my study area, even though there were some differences in tree species composition among the study areas.
pipiens; the most frequently identified species were American robin (40.4% of avian and 37.7% of total), gray catbird (11.1% and 10.4%), and house sparrow (10.6% and 9.9%).
Today, the American robin is found throughout North America, ranging from extreme northern Canada to as far south as Guatemala.
These data suggest that at least two species of birds, the American robin and the veery, may be reservoirs for A.
Although some abundant species such as House Sparrow and Rock Dove were well represented in our survey, others were not, such as several icterid species (blackbirds), European Starling, American Robin, and American Crow.
Passerine birds, however, seem to serve effectively as hosts for the larval stages of this complex of ticks, and we find that larvae attach readily to American robins (1).
Key words: neoplasm, cervical region, immunohistochemistry, thymoma, mixed thymoma, avian, American robin, Turdus migratorius
It was positively related to occupancy in Northern cardinal and American robin (Turdus migratorius) and negatively related to gray catbird (Dutnetella carolinensis) occupancy.
American Robin: Official state bird of Michigan; also what a federal bailout of Detroit would amount to.
Four of the five species observed at more than half of the sites (Carolina wren, American robin, gray catbird, yellow warbler, American goldfinch) were shrubland species.
The American robin is the star of this book, a bird so common that most go unnoticed on lawns and fairways, But many other birds, their songs and behaviors get attention in What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).

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