American Robins can overwinter in small numbers if there is an ample food supply of berries/fruit such as Mountain Ash, Buchthorn, Wild Grape, or Crab-apple.
An American Robin foraging on the ground.
Buckthorn berries are still abundant this winter.
Over 100 American robins were counted at the Britannia Conservation Area on December 18th.
|The White-breasted Nuthatch is a permanent resident in eastern Ontario. During the winter months it can be found associating with Black-capped Chickadees as they forage through city woodlots or visit bird feeders.|