Natural Foods of Passeriformes I
(Flycatchers, Thrushes, Swallows, Nuthatches, Wrens, Kinglets)
Common Bird
Name
Insects
Anne-
lids
Arthro-
pod
Blat-
taria
Coleop-
tera
Dermap-
tera
Dip-
tera
Ephemer-
optera
Hemip-
tera
Homop-
tera
Hymenop-
tera
Isop-
tera
Lepidop-
tera
Odo-
nata
Orthop-
tera
Acadian Flycatcher

(3)


(14)


(8)



(6)

(40)


(19)

(1)

Alder Flycatcher

(1)


(18)


(14)


(7)


(41)


(8)

(3)

(4)
American Robin





Bank Swallow


(18)


(27)


(8)

(13)


(1)

(2)

Barn Swallow


(16)


(39)


(15)


(13)


(2)

(4)

(1)
Bicknell's Thrush








Blue-gray Gnatcatcher








Brown-headed Nuthatch







Brown Creeper









Brown Thrasher



(18)






(6)

Carolina Wren

(11)


(14)


(3)


(19)


(10)


(22)


(13)
Cliff Swallow


(27)


(14)


(26)


Eastern Bluebird


(21)




(3)


(5)

(10)


(22)
Eastern Kingbird








Eastern Phoebe

(6)


(15)


(7)


(10)


(27)


(9)


(13)
Eastern Wood-Pewee


(14)


(30)



(6)

(28)


(12)


(3)
Golden-crowned Kinglet






Gray Catbird

(4)


(22)






(9)


(5)


(4)
Gray-cheeked Thrush

(8)


(33)






(22)


(9)


(2)
Gray Kingbird



(23)

(5)



(3)

(2)

(29)


(5)


(3)
Great-crested Flycatcher

(4)


(17)


(3)


(14)


(14)


(21)

(16)
Hermit Thrush

(7)


(15)


(3)


(4)


(18)

(1)

(10)


(6)
Horned Lark

(3)




(4)



(3)

(13)


(27)


House Wren


(19)




(29)

(8)


(14)


(18)
Least Flycatcher

(2)


(21)


(11)


(11)


(41)


(7)

(1)

(3)
Northern Mockingbird







(7)


(9)


(15)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow


(15)


(33)




Olive-backed Thrush






Olive-sided Flycatcher



(1)


(3)


(83)


(4)

(2)

(3)
Purple Martin



(12)


(16)


(15)


(23)


Red-breasted Nuthatch










Ruby-crowned Kinglet

(2)


(13)


(17)


(26)

(2)

(32)


(3)


Tree Swallow


(14)


(41)




(6)


Veery






White-breasted Nuthatch






Winter Wren








Wood Thrush
(8)


(2)








(11)


(2)
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

(9)


(17)


(15)


(4)


(46)



Percentage of insect diet in ()
Information compiled from Arthur Cleveland Bent's LIfe Histories Series


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