UVM field ornithology class; 0753-1000.
Mother on the nest.
I took a sneaky photo of the robin babies. We fought with this robin to not make a nest on the front porch. Momma Robins can get pretty nasty. She built this nest in one day. I went to destroy it, but there were eggs. Long story short, we used the back door for a couple months.
The American Robin (Turdus migratorius), also known as the robin, is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. It is named after the European Robin because of its reddish-orange breast, though the two species are not closely related, with the European robin belonging to the flycatcher family. The American Robin is widely distributed throughout North America, wintering from southern Canada to central Mexico and along the Pacific Coast. It is the state bird of Connecticut, Michigan,...