Update Bathing Journey North

Robins clean their feathers by splashing around in ponds, mud puddles, melted snow, bird baths, and lawn sprinklers. They fluff up their feathers to let water through to their skin and then shake to get the water off.

Set out a bird bath or a bowl of water or a lawn sprinkler. How long does it take for robins to notice it? How do the birds work out their water rights?

Robin taking a bath

Marilyn Benham

 

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