[NAFEX] Sumac fruit question

Dylan Ford dford at suffolk.lib.ny.us
Tue May 15 11:31:01 EDT 2007


From: "Jim Fruth"
Subject: [NAFEX] Sumac fruit question


>     What eats Sumac berries?  Is there a bird that used to eat Sumac
berries
> that is now extinct?
> Jim Fruth
> Brambleberry Farm
> Pequot Lakes, MN  56472


FROM:  http://www.for-wild.org/land/wibirdpl.html

Sumacs (Rhus spp.):

Smooth Sumac (R. glabra) - At least 3l species eat the fruits, especially
the Gray Catbird, Wood Thrush,and Eastern Bluebird.
Staghorn Sumac (R.. hirta; typhina) - 21 species eat the fruit , including
Red-eyed Vireo and American Robin.


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