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American Robin (nesting)

Turdus migratorius

Description:

This spotting is about a nest. It is a Robin's nest and contains four eggs. The nest is constructed of grasses and with a shaped, solid inner cup of mud which is also lined with softer grasses. The Robin chose to build the nest in the back of a plastic lawn lounge which is standing and leaning against the bottom support board of the porch.

Habitat:

Backyard. Under the porch. We are surrounded by woods but the Robin chose under the porch for its nest.

Notes:

Robins nest twice in a season and reuse the original nest. They also tend to return to areas where they have nested before. This is the third year in a row that a Robin has nested under the porch.

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4 Comments

ElaineWebb
ElaineWebb 11 years ago

mauna Kunzah.....she posed for me!

ElaineWebb
ElaineWebb 11 years ago

It's a win-win situation, ConorSheaWing: She dos not have to start all over and has a good place to raise the Robin Family. Whiile she's nesting and raising her young, I have a wonderful opportunity to observe and (hopefully) photograph the Robin Family (and I don't have to rush to paint the porch ;) )

ConorSheaWing
ConorSheaWing 11 years ago

I'm glad you're letting her keep coming back, I appreciate your kindness towards nature.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 11 years ago

Last picture is adorable! :)

ElaineWebb
Spotted by
ElaineWebb

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on May 3, 2013
Submitted on May 3, 2013

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