Appearance of the American Robin

American Robin

The male and female American Robin look very much alike, however male robins usually have the trademark deep orange breast and a dark head, while females are a duller shade of orange and have a paler head.

Female American Robins are a duller shade of orange and have a paler head.

Reaching anywhere from 8 - 11 inches in length, these large thrushes have an average weight of 2.72 ounces.

An American Robin can live up to 14 years of age!

Geography of the American Robin

Found in most areas of North America, the American Robin is the wild bird found most widely on the continent.

Local Environments of the American Robin

American Robins will congregate by the hundreds of thousands in a winter roost, often in the breeding range and away from lawns and humans.

Although the American Robin prefers to live in forests, it has adapted very well to suburban living, too. is the top destination to find quality Wild Bird Feeders and Accessories. Perky-Pet® and K-Feeders wild bird products are trusted brands to bird lovers everywhere. Interact with nature, relax and build memories that last a lifetime by conveniently ordering from Happy Bird Feeding!


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