What Do Robins Look For?
A robin's territory must meet the family's needs during nesting season. The male chooses a territory with water to bathe in and drink, earthworms and insects to eat, shelter to hide from predators, and a safe place for the family's nest. He picks a territory away from other robin families.

A robin may battle other males for a good territory. When he wins, he stakes his claim. How? He sings his song, loud and clear. Now he is home!


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