American robin named for European counterpart

Originally posted on Our Fine Feathered Friends:
? ? ? Photo by Andrew Poynton/Pixabay.com • The European robin is a common garden bird in Great Britain and other countries in Europe. The American robin was given its common name when early English colonists were reminded of their own robin back in the Old World.  I received emails recently from Terry Fletcher, who lives on Vance… Continue reading American robin named for European counterpart