American Robin
Turdus migratorius

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Field Marks
  • Broken eye ring
  • Dull red breast and belly
  • White undertail coverts
  • Streaked throat
  • Thin yellow bill


Robins can be found anywhere in North America from the arctic tundra to the sub-tropics. Common in residential areas where they often forage on lawns.  They often sing very early in morning.


American Robins are year round residents of the Atlanta area.  However, it is important to note that in the fall a "plumper" northern sub-species migrates into the area and the summer residents migrate further south.