American Robin

Nest structure Plan and Information

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American Robin
© Gregg Lee
Construction difficulty:
kid-friendly
moderate

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Species in decline

This species is in decline in certain regions. You can put up a nest box to help if you live in the right region and habitat.

  • Declining
  • Not declining
Source: USGS

Nesting Range

American Robin Range Source: BNA Online

Nesting Habitat

  • Forest
  • Open Woodland
  • Shrub
  • Town

Attach Nest Box To

  • Building
  • Post

Known Nesting Period

Not Nesting
Some Nesting Occurence
Nesting in Most of Range
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
Source: BNA Online

Nest Box Placement

Nest Height:
5ft
25ft

5–25 feet

Minimum Spacing:

65 feet

Facing:

Any

Helpful Tips

  • Mount the shelf on a building in a sheltered site, under the eaves or soffits, or over a light fixture.
  • Remove nest after young fledge.

Did you know that NestWatch is seeking more data on this species?

Learn about American Robin here.