Photo by Nash Chou
Japanese Robin (Erithacus akahige)
Status: Least Concern
The Japanese Robin is a native bird of China, Hong Kong, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Russia and Japan. This robin prefers to inhabit damp areas of dense undergrowth in evergreen forest, nesting in crevices or among the roots of trees. The Japanese Robin is a prized songbird. It has sufficient range within its species not to be considered at risk, but populations have declined an estimated 10% over the last decade.
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