American Robin

Why do robins cock their heads?


No, they are not listening for worms. Robins forage by sight for worms and other soft- bodied prey. They look with eyes that are placed far back on the sides of their heads. A Robin’s diet consists of 40% insects; and 60% wild or cultivated fruits and berries.

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A group is collectively known as a “worm” of robins.