Birds of the Sanctuary: American Robin

Perhaps one of our most familiar birds is the ubiquitous American Robin, which has become well-adapted to developed areas such as suburbs and farmland. Robins belong to the Thrush family, which includes the Wood Thrush. I don't see many of them, as they prefer open areas, but I'll see one hopping around the driveway once in a while, like this adult:

This youngster has nearly lost its spotted breast, and is likely a male; he's somewhat unusual in that he doesn't have a spotted throat:

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