American Robin

American Robin


Literature American Robin
[order] Passeriformes |

American Robin determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Turdidae | [latin] Turdus migratorius | [UK] American Robin | [FR] Merle d’Amérique | [DE] Wanderdrossel | [ES] Robín Americano | [IT] Merlo americano | [NL] Roodborstlijster

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Turdus migratorius confinis
  2. Turdus migratorius phillipsi
  3. Turdus migratorius propinquus
  4. Turdus migratorius caurinus
  5. Turdus migratorius achrusterus
  6. Turdus migratorius migratorius
  7. Turdus migratorius nigrideus
  8. Turdus migratorius NA, MA Alaska and Canada to Guatemala


Photoperiod Experiments on the American Robin
Author(s): D. Lynne Kempel and J. Mary Taylor
Abstract: The American Robin of southwestern British Columbia was tested in captivity under four light regimes: LD 8:16, 12:12, 16:8, all under artifical light, and natural daylight increment from LD 12:12 to 16:8. Robins under the latter two regimes gained in..[more]..
Source: Northwest Science, Vol. 56, No. 1, 1982
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Mosquito Landing Rates on Nesting American Robins
Author(s): SEAN M. GRIFFING rt al
Abstract: We measured mosquito landing rates on adult and nestling American robins at nests with infrared cameras in
Washington, D.C., and Maryland, United States. Mosquitoes landed on nesting robins almost exclusively between
dusk and dawn…[more]..
Source: VECTOR-BORNE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES Volume 7, Number 3, 2007
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Behavioral Defenses Against Brood Parasitism in the American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
Author(s): Alexander Cruz and Lisa Cooper
Abstract: In response to avian brood parasitism, hosts may develop a number of defenses to reduce
the negative consequences parasitism can have on the host’s reproductive success. These
behaviors may include aggression towards a parasite, rejection of parasi..[more]..
Source: Department of Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology, University of Colorado
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A Warning Call of the American Robin, Turdus migratorius.
Abstract: In nesting time, American Robins of both sexes at times utter a high-pitched yet weak-sounding note that closely resembles that of the Cedar Waxwing-a thin ‘see-eep..[more]..
Source: Auk, Vol. 69
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Observations on Remating in the American Robin, Turdus migratorius
Abstract: In suburban Baltimore, from 1942 through 1950, I color-banded both members of
15 pairs of Robins. At the end of 1951 the record of returns and rematings showed
the following: 1) Both members of eight pairs returned in the year following their
Source: Auk, Vol. 69
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Turdus migratorius (American robin) are more alert when solitary than in flocks
Author(s): Emily Sun
Abstract: This study was undertaken to determine the relationship between foraging and
alert behavior and group size in Turdus migratorius (American robin). We expected that
robins would forage more than be alert in flocks and would be more alert than forage..[more]..
Source: unknown
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Author(s): ROBIN E. JUNG
Abstract: I tested American Robins (Turdus migratorius) for individual differences in fruit
consumption and preference when offered six trials of a three-way choice of white mulberry
(red variety; Morus alba L.), Bella honeysuckle (Lonicera x bella), and red..[more]..
Source: The Auk: 109(1):98-111, 1992
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Human Impact and the Nesting Success of the American Robin (Turdus migratorius) in Two Riparian Areas of Boulder County
Author(s): Soley B. Snyder
Abstract: American songbird populations have decreased in the last decade, partly because of factors affecting nesting success. In order to preserve songbird populations, it is important to
determine which factors are playing the most significant roles in nes..[more]..
Source: unknown
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All of Turdidae

  1. American Robin
  2. Turdus migratorius
  1. Blackbird
  2. Turdus merula
  1. Fieldfare
  2. Turdus pilaris
  1. Grey-cheeked Thrush
  2. Catharus minimus
  1. Hermit Thrush
  2. Catharus guttatus
  1. Mistle Thrush
  2. Turdus viscivorus
  1. Redwing
  2. Turdus iliacus
  1. Ring Ouzel
  2. Turdus torquatus
  1. Song Thrush
  2. Turdus philomelos
  1. Swainsons Thrush
  2. Catharus ustulatus
  1. Varied Thrush
  2. Ixoreus naevius
  1. Veery
  2. Catharus fuscescens
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