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Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:

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Lonicera spp.
(Honeysuckle) [Caprifoliaceae]
(observations are from Martin et al., Romain et al., and DeGraaf; this includes both native & non-native honeysuckle species)

Birds

Bombycillidae: Bombycilla cedrorum (Cedar Waxwing) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Emberizidae: Junco hyemalis (Dark-eyed Junco) [fruits comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in NE USA, feeds on fruits & uses these shrubs for protective cover] MZN1951 DGr2002, Zonotrichia albicollis (White-throated Sparrow) [fruits comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in NE USA, feeds on fruits & uses these shrubs for protective cover] MZN1951 DGr2002; Fringillidae: Coccothraustes vespertinus (Evening Grosbeak) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002, Haemorhous purpureus (Purple Finch) [fruits comprise 2-5% of the diet in E USA during fall, feeds on fruits] MZN1951 DGr2002, Pinicola enucleator (Pine Grosbeak) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002, Spinus tristis (American Goldfinch) [fruits comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in E USA, feeds on fruits] MZN1951 DGr2002; Mimidae: Dumetella carolinensis (Gray Catbird) [feeds on fruits as a preferred source of food & uses this these shrubs for protective cover & nesting habitat] DGr2002, Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird) [feeds on fruits & uses these shrubs for protective cover & nesting habitat] DGr2002 Toxostoma rufum (Brown Thrasher) [feeds on fruits & uses these shrubs for protective cover & nesting habitat] DGr2002; Odontophoridae: Colinus virginianus (Bobwhite Quail) [feeds on fruits & uses these shrubs for protective cover] DGr2002; Phasianidae: Bonasa umbellus (Ruffed Grouse) [feeds on fruits & uses these shrubs for protective cover] DGr2002, Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey) [feeds on fruits & uses these shrubs for protective cover] DGr2002, Phasianus colchicus (Ring-necked Pheasant) [feeds on fruits & uses these shrubs for protective cover] DGr2002; Picidae: Colaptes auratus (Northern Flicker) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Sturnidae: Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Trochilidae: Archilochus colubris (Ruby-throated Hummingbird) [feeds on flower nectar] DGr2002; Turdidae: Catharus guttatus (Hermit Thrush) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002, Sialia sialis (Eastern Bluebird) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002, Turdus migratorius (American Robin) [feeds on fruits as a preferred source of food] DGr2002; Tyrannidae: Tyrannus tyrannus (Eastern Kingbird) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002

Mammals
Sciuridae: Marmota monax (Groundhog) [foliage comprises 0.5-2% of the diet in NE USA] MZN1951; Ursidae: Ursus americanus (American Black Bear) [foliage and/or fruits occur in the diet about 2% of the time in Ontario] ROA2013
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