September: Fueling Up

September 1, 2017 by Elizabeth Howard

Flocks of robins are on the move, filling up on plentiful fruits and juicy berries.

Juvenile robin eating berries by Laura Erickson

It’s September

Robins that had three or four broods may still be raising young. As day length grows shorter, robins become restless and social. Flocks of robins are on the move, filling up on plentiful fruits and juicy berries. They are building up their body fat as fuel for fall migration.