Japanese Robin – Natural Bird Sound

Japanese Robin – Natural Bird Sound

The Japanese robin is a small passerine bird in the family Muscicapidae. This species was formerly named Erithacus akahige, or Komadori. The name “Japanese robin” is also sometimes used for the red-billed leiothrix.

Body length 14 cm. Iris dark brown. Mouth black. Feet brownish grey.
The male’s forehead and head are reddish-brown, the face, chin, throat, and upper chest are orange-red, the lower chest and flanks are gray, there is a narrow black horizontal band between the upper chest and lower chest, the belly and undertail coverts are stained white, and the back, Wings yellowish brown, tail chestnut red.
The upper body of the female bird is similar to that of the male bird, but the plumage is lighter, the flanks are brown, the tail is reddish brown, and there is no black horizontal band on the chest.

Breeds in Japan, Sakhalin, Kuril Islands. Migrates to southeastern China and Indo-China Peninsula in winter, occasionally in Taiwan.

Video Source: 日本歌鴝/Japanese Robin from Chuenguey Hwang on Youtube ⁄ CC BY

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