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robin

Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːbən; ˈrɒbɪn/

Translation of robin in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (European) petirrojo (masculine); (N. American) ceón (masculine), tordo (masculine) norteamericano
    Example sentences
    • Migrating from northern Europe to the Iberian Peninsula's cork forests are blackcaps, finches, robins, and song thrushes.
    • In their study, the researchers compared two species of night-migratory songbirds - garden warblers and European robins - with two non-migratory songbirds - zebra finches and canaries.
    • As dawn breaks on a misty Welsh morning, the earliest birds to break into song are likely to include European robins, followed by blackbirds and song thrushes.

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