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Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:

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Rhus hirta
(Staghorn Sumac) [Anacardiaceae]
(observations are from Bennetts and DeGraaf; Rhus typhina is a scientific synonym of this shrub; this shrub provides cover to some birds during the summer)

Birds

Bombycillidae: Bombycilla cedrorum (Cedar Waxwing) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Cardinalidae: Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Corvidae: Corvus brachyrhynchos (American Crow) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002, Cyanocitta cristata (Blue Jay) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Fringillidae: Coccothraustes vespertinus (Evening Grosbeak) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002, Pinicola enucleator (Pine Grosbeak) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Mimidae: Dumetella carolinensis (Gray Catbird) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002, Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002, Toxostoma rufum (Brown Thrasher) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Odontophoridae: Colinus virginianus (Bobwhite Quail) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Paridae: Poecile atricapillus (Black-capped Chickadee) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Phasianidae: Bonasa umbellus (Ruffed Grouse) [feeds on fruits in Wisconsin & Ontario during fall & winter, feeds on fruits] Bnn1900 DGr2002, Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002, Phasianus colchicus (Ring-necked Pheasant) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Picidae: Colaptes auratus (Northern Flicker) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002, Melanerpes erythrocephalus (Red-headed Woodpecker) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002; Sturnidae: Sturnus vuglaris (European Starling) [feeds on fruits] 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] DGr2002; Vireonidae: Vireo olivaceus (Red-eyed Vireo) [feeds on fruits] DGr2002
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