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Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:

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Berberis thunbergii
(Japanese Barberry) [Berberidaceae]
(observations are from DeGraaf)

Birds

Bombycillidae: Bombycilla cedrorum (Cedar Waxwing) [feeds on fruits as a preferred source of food] DGr2002; Cardinalidae: Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Emberizidae: Junco hyemalis (Dark-eyed Junco) [feeds on fruits & uses this shrub for protective cover] DGr2002, Melospiza melodia (Song Sparrow) [uses this shrub for protective cover & preferred nesting habitat] DGr2002, Spizella passerina (Chipping Sparrow) [uses this shrub for protective cover & preferred nesting habitat] DGr2002; Mimidae: Dumetella carolinensis (Gray Catbird) [feeds on fruits & uses this shrub for protective cover & preferred nesting habitat] DGr2002, Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird) [feeds on fruits as a preferred source of food & uses this shrub for protective cover] DGr2002; Odontophoridae: Colinus virginianus (Bobwhite Quail) [feeds on fruits & uses this shrub for protective cover] DGr2002; Phasianidae: Bonasa umbellus (Ruffed Grouse) [feeds on fruits & uses this shrub for protective cover] DGr2002, Phasianus colchicus (Ring-necked Pheasant) [feeds on fruits & uses this shrub for protective cover] DGr2002; Turdidae: Turdus migratorius (American Robin) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002
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