Natural Foods of Passeriformes III
(Blackbirds/Orioles, Tanagers, Finches, Grosbeaks/Buntings/Sparrows)
Common Bird Name Insects
Anne-
lids
Arthro-
pod
Coleop-
tera
Diptera Hemip-
tera
Homop-
tera
Hymenop-
tera
Isop-
tera
Lepidop-
tera
Orthop-
tera
American Goldfinch







American Tree Sparrow





Baltimore Oriole




Blue Grosbeak




Boat-tailed Grackle







Bobolink





Brown-headed Cowbird





Chipping Sparrow


Clay-colored Sparrow




Common Grackle





Common Redpoll






Dark-eyed Junco




Dickcissel



Eastern Towhee




Eastern Meadowlark




Evening Grosbeak




Field Sparrow


Grasshopper Sparrow





House Sparrow






Indigo Bunting






Lapland Longspur







Lark Sparrow






Lincoln Sparrow





Northern Cardinal





Orchard Oriole




Painted Bunting





Pine Grosbeak






Pine Siskin






Purple Finch







Red Crossbill



Red-wing Blackbird




Rose-breasted Grosbeak






Rusty Blackbird



Savannah Sparrow



Scarlet Tanager





Snow Bunting





Song Sparrow





Starling

(20)



(12)
Swamp Sparrow





Vesper Sparrow





White-crowned Sparrow




White-throated Sparrow




White-winged Crossbill








Yellow-headed Blackbird






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


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