American Robin  ( Merle d'Amérique )

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Turdus migratorius

Description:    Robin
Photo Date:   December 8, 2008

Location:  

Haileybury

Photographer:  

Michael Werner

General Notes

The Robin is our most numerous and conspicuous thrush, familiar to most as the harbinger of spring. Although usually evacuating Timiskaming in the winter, a small number remain throughout the winter in some years.

Abundance: Abundant Earliest observed date:  

Typical arrival date:

March 23
Breeding Status: Breeding Latest observed date:  

Typical departure date:

November 1

 

Banding Results

Year

Gillies
Lake

Hilliardton
Marsh

Mountain
Chutes

Year
Total

1990 1     1
1991 1     1
1994 1     1
1996 2 5   7
1997   17   17
1998   12   12
1999 1 18   19
2000 3 18 5 26
2001 1 23 16 40
2002   10 2 12
2003 1 10 6 17
2004   12 1 13
2005   12 1 13
2006 4 25 1 30
2007   32   32
2008        
2009