CAUTION: Post Storm Damage to Coastal Trail
The Presidio Coastal Trail segment just north of the Pacific Overlook and adjacent to Lincoln Blvd remains CLOSED indefinitely. We have posted signage to alert bicyclists and hikers and with information for safe trail alternatives. More »
Natural History: The American Robin eats earthworms, caterpillars, snails, fruit, berries, and seeds. It nests on the ground or in shrubs. It prefers moist habitats. Breeding season is from early April to late August.
General Distribution: In the Presidio, this species can be found in annual grasslands, all forests, lawns, and ornamental areas. It breeds within the Presidio.
Frequency: This species is abundant all year.
Identifying Characteristics: The American Robin has a red breast and gray back. It also has a yellow bill.
Did You Know?
The U.S. Army maintained a post at the Presidio for nearly 150 years. The Presidio's garrison included troops from all major combat arms: infantry, cavalry, and artillery.