General Description: Large and sturdy, with long legs, a long tail, an unstreaked rusty-orange breast, and a dark gray-brown back. The bill is light yellowish. White spots surround the eye. Female birds are less brightly colored. Juveniles are spotted.
Habitat: Found at most elevations, mainly in fields, open woodlands, forest edges, and clearings.
Behavior: Forages on the ground during breeding season. Moves around by running and hopping. In the non-breeding season, robins tend to form large flocks, often feeding in berry-producing trees.
Diet: During the breeding season, they forage primarily on soft invertebrates such as earthworms and ground-dwelling insects. Winter diet consists of fruit and berries.
Range in North America: Found throughout most of the continent.
When to See in Washington: Can be found year-round. Most birds that breed in WA migrate south and are replaced for the winter by birds that nest farther north.