Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Turdus Migratorius

My favorite springtime bird has a most unfortunate Latin name
:-(

How to attract the American Robin to your Garden

(I think this was written by a 5th grader)

The American Robin is easy to get into your garden. Some things to help them there would be some good food sources. They enjoy Toyon as well as Juniper berries. They like being able to see predators so weeds are discouraged. One way to reduce weeds and increase earthworms is to mulch your yard. Mulch is an excellent source of bird food.

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