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Vintage plate of mistle thrush

From 1902: This well-known species is distributed over the entire Paltearctic Region, although of very rare occurrence in the extreme eastern portion. In Western Europe it is migratory to a very great extent, although in some countries a resident species. When on the ground, and in the attitude of observation, it droops its wings a […]

Mosquito Landing Rates on Nesting American Robins

American Robin (Turdus migratorius) Science Article 2 abstract We measured mosquito landing rates on adult and nestling American robins at nests with infrared cameras inWashington, D.C., and Maryland, United States. Mosquitoes landed on nesting robins almost exclusively betweendusk and dawn. SEAN M. GRIFFING rt al, VECTOR-BORNE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES Volume 7, Number 3, 2007 Download […]

Human Impact and the Nesting Success of the American Robin (Turdus migratorius) in Two Riparian Areas of Boulder County

American Robin (Turdus migratorius) Science Article 7 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 todetermine which factors are playing the most significant roles in nesting success. Humans may adversely affect nesting success simply through their presence, […]

Individual variation in fruit choice by american robins (turdus migratorius)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius) Science Article 6 abstract I tested American Robins (Turdus migratorius) for individual differences in fruitconsumption 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-osier dogwood (Cornus stolonifera) fruits. ROBIN E. JUNG, The Auk: 109(1):98-111, 1992 Download […]

Turdus migratorius (American robin) are more alert when solitary than in flocks

American Robin (Turdus migratorius) Science Article 5 abstract This study was undertaken to determine the relationship between foraging andalert behavior and group size in Turdus migratorius (American robin). We expected thatrobins would forage more than be alert in flocks and would be more alert than foragewhen solitary. Emily Sun, unknown Download article download full text […]

Observations on Remating in the American Robin, Turdus migratorius

American Robin (Turdus migratorius) Science Article 4 abstract In suburban Baltimore, from 1942 through 1950, I color-banded both members of15 pairs of Robins. At the end of 1951 the record of returns and rematings showedthe following: 1) Both members of eight pairs returned in the year following theirfirst known mating; there was one remating HERVEY […]