Mouth Full!

F/7.1, 1/160, ISO 320.

American Robin

Why are vampires so easy to fool?

Because they are suckers.

Interesting Fact: An American Robin can produce three successful broods in one year. On average, though, only 40 percent of nests successfully produce young. Only 25 percent of those fledged young survive to November. From that point on, about half of the robins alive in any year will make it to the next. Despite the fact that a lucky robin can live to be 14 years old, the entire population turns over on average every six years. ( https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Robin/lifehistory )

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20 Comments

  1. robins are one of my fav birds from childhood! great shot, love the info. and now I know how long they live πŸ™‚ cheers, Debi

    • Thank you very much, I am really glad to see that you enjoyed my work. Robins are quite amazing and don’t get enough credit, so I am glad to see that they are your favorite bird. Thank you again and Happy Blogging! πŸ™‚

      • my pleasure, I always love your photos of the birds you’ve discovered! its funny, because I’ve always said I am not into birds…. birds as pets. but in the wild, it is completely different. thank you for sharing your time, info, creativity with us! cheers, Debi

  2. An amazing photo. No wonder robins work so hard, always out so early a.m. I wonder if the beauty of their eggs attracts thieves and adds to the challenge of a successful nesting.

    • They are quite amazing, and that is a good question, I would have to look into that. Thank you very much for stopping by and sharing your thoughts with us. Happy Blogging! πŸ™‚

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