Taken in Bend, Oregon with a Canon SX10IS
American Robin is the most widespread thrush in North America and a common nester in suburbs. It forages conspicuously on lawns, listening for earthworms and pouncing with precision to pull them from the ground. In the winter, Robins form large flocks that wander in search of fruit.
VOICE SONG a series of 12 or 3 modulated whistles broken by brief pauses, often remembered as cheery cheerily cheery-up, repeated for hours. COMMON CALLS a low tup or a higher emphatic teep, sometimes in rapid series.