The Thing with Feathers: Robins Eating Berries

By | 2017-09-24T19:44:31+00:00 January 19th, 2013|Birds, Blog, Other Birds, Pacific Northwest, Seattle +|

The main diet for wintering robins is fruit-based. Berries like pyracantha, hawthorn, holly, and juniper meet digestive juices in the stomach's proventriculus at the front end, then transport their seeds through the bird's system for deposit and germination later.