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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American Robin defends fruit resource against Cedar Wax wings.
Common birds inhabiting the wooded areas include Ovenbirds (Seiurus aurocapilla), American Robins (Turdus migratorius), and Wood Thrushes (Hylocichla mustelina) (KAS, unpubl, data).
These species included American robin, American crow, black-capped chickadee, blue jay, button quail, common grackle, eastern tufted titmouse, gray catbird, house sparrow, mourning dove, northern cardinal, sharp-shinned hawk, wood thrush, domestic cat, domestic cow, domestic dog, horse, sheep, white-footed mouse, and white-tailed deer.
A host may use tactile stimuli detected during incubation to identify a foreign egg by size (Rothstein 1982), as suggested for Rufous Horneros (Furnarius rufus) and American Robins (Rothstein 1982, Mason and Rothstein 1986).
The American Robin exhibited an attentiveness pattern during laying that resembled Hermit Thrushes.
The company's most popular sellers like the Northern Cardinal, American Robin and American Goldfinch will also be included.
Species Peak hourly passage Peak daily (date) passage (a) (date) Eastern Kingbird 25,000 (5 Sep 2003) 35,000 (5 Sep 2003) American Robin 12,000 (28 Nov 2004) 20,000 (28 Nov 2004) Cedar Waxwing 3,500 (22 Nov 2002) 7,000 (22 Nov 2002) Yellow Warbler 800 (b) (31 Aug 2004) 1,200 (23 Aug 2009) Yellow-rumped Warbler 4,500 (22 Nov 2002) 12,500 (23 Nov 2002) Indigo Bunting 880 (15 Oct 2002) 1,000 (15 Oct 2002) (a) All counts were obtained during [less than or equal to] 3 hrs of counting.
guttatus) 69 American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 533 Varied Thrush (ixoreus naevius) 735 American Pipit (Anthus rubescens) 235 Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) 31 Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata) 280 Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia 21 Yellow-rumped Warbler (D.
scapularis were collected from birds captured in May 1993 (one American robin [Turdus migratorius] hosting two larvae), July 1997 (one American robin hosting 31 larvae), and August 1997 (two veerys [Catharus fuscescens] hosting 10 and 42 larvae, respectively; one wood thrush [Hylocichla mustelina] hosting 19 larvae; and one rose-breasted grosbeak [Pheucticus ludovicianus] hosting 19 larvae).
We investigated whether the American Robin (Turdus migratorius) has a distinctive aerial alarm call given for aerial predators and examined conspecifics' response to that call.
argentatus), Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis), Guanay Cormorant (Phalacrocorax bougainvillea), Blyth's Tragopan (Tragopan blythi), Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus), Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii), Merlin (Falco columbarius), and American Robin (Turdus migratorius).

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