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American Robin  - Turdus migratorius

American Robin - Turdus migratorius

A mid-size bird very common around Montreal except during winter months when it is seen less frequently. American Robin feeds on the ground and on smaller bushes.

Common Names

How to Identify

The species has a dark grey back, white ring around the eyes and an orange belly which varies in color from light orange till reddish or brown.

Where & When to Spot

Very common during spring, summer and autumn months in parks around Montreal. It feeds on the ground searching for worms and insects and hiding in the lower part of bushes and trees after a successful catch. Rarely seen in December, January though.

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Rapids Park Lachine - June 30, 2018

NIKON D500; 300.0 mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/2000; Aperture f5.6; Iso 1000;
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American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Park Angrignon - April 09, 2017

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/160; Aperture f6.3; Iso 640;
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American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Park Île-de-la-Visitation - March 21, 2016

NIKON D7100; 150.0-600.0 mm f/5.0-6.3; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 360;
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American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Rapids Park Lachine - January 23, 2016

NIKON D7100; 150.0-600.0 mm f/5.0-6.3; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 800;
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American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Rapids Park Lachine - January 23, 2016

NIKON D7100; 150.0-600.0 mm f/5.0-6.3; Focal Length 460mm; Exposure 1/2000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 200;
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