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Scientific name:  Turdus migratorius

Size:  Approx 25cm

Distribution:  Very rare migrant

Months seen:  n/a

Habitat:  North America

Life span:  average 2 years

Food:  Insects

Special features:  American Robins are normally found in North America, but on rare occasions they turn up in the UK.  They're similar in size to a Song Thrush and have a dark head, dark grey back and a red belly (hence the 'robin' name).


2004 - Grimsby, Lincolnshire - Steve Botham
2007 - Bingley, West Yorkshire - Dean Eades

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