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Archive for April 6, 2011

American Robin Diet

At this time of year, robins are just beginning to find the earthworms and insects that make up 90% of their diet in the spring. During the summer, they consume fruit as well as earthworms and insects. When fall arrives, they shift over to a 90% fruit diet, which lasts until just about now, when they can desist from eating the last-resort fuzzy, bitter sumac fruits and begin probing the earth for worms.