Did You Know, Fauna, Nature

The American Robin

The American Robin is a harbinger of spring. As soon as we see those familiar red breasted birds bopping across our lawns, heads tilted to the side, yellow beaks hovering hopefully for a breakfast worm, we know winter is finally releasing its hold. They are more closely related to Eurasian blackbirds than European robins, but… Continue reading The American Robin


How a Mother Robin Empties Her Nest

You’re strolling through the woods on a gorgeous spring or early summer day when to your horror you spot a young robin flopping about on the ground. What is a person to think? The obvious. The poor bird has tumbled from its nest and needs to be rescued. Not so fast my kind hearted friend!… Continue reading How a Mother Robin Empties Her Nest