Turdus migratorius: American Robin–The Race Rocks Taxonomy

Surprisingly we see very few Robins at Race Rocks, probably because it is not an area conducive to nesting, being devoid of trees. Robins do stay year round on Vancouver Island although these ones probably came through from the Olympic Peninsula.

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Aves
Order: Passerifomis
Suborder: Passeri
Superfamily: Muscicapoidea
Family: Muscicapidae
Subfamily: Turdinae
Genus: Turdus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species: migratorius
Subspecies: propinquus
Common Name: American Robin
Other Members of the Class Aves at Race Rocks.

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