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Featured photo American Robin
Species details
Common name: American Robin
Scientific name: Turdus migratorius
Other names: Robin
Family: Turdidae
Origin: Native
Status on Vashon: Common
Description:

This bird has a red-orange underside. It eats worms, caterpillars, beetle grubs and grasshoppers. The American Robin females lay light blue eggs. That is where the color robin's egg blue came from. Most robins migrate South for the winter. They have a wingspan of 31 to 41 centimeters. Cats and hawks eat this bird.

More details: Encyclopedia of Life Wikipedia
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