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Jeff and Carolyn Walters wrote:
I do know that the English Robin, though somewhat related, is a much
> smaller bird than ours.
No, the English robin is not in the same genus. The American robin is a
very close relative of the English blackbird and the thrush and they
look very similar except for the difference in colour. The English
robin looks more like a wren than a American robin.