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A Robin's Spring Mission

Photo: Wayne Kryduba

In most places in North America, robins take on a special mission two or three times a year. No one teaches them how. They just do it by instinct!

Maybe you have observed this amazing event in your schoolyard, backyard, or neighborhood. Follow the steps below to discover more about this special mission!

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  1. Watch the Robin's Spring Mission slideshow.
  2. Imagine you are a robin who has just completed the mission. Write a story describing your experiences!
  3. Learn more: How long did it take? Could you build one yourself? How could you observe robins in action? Follow these tips: