Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 11

BirdandPlantCards

This material is based on work supported by the National Science Foundation ("NSF") under Grant No. 0607010. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

AmericanCrows
Habitat:Thriveinsuburban neighborhoodsandurbanparks Nes+ng:Nestsbuiltinsturdy pineorhardwoodtree Diet:Willeatalmostanything: insects,worms,fruits,grains, nuts,frogs,mice,youngrabbits, eggsandnestlingsofsmaller songbirds.Theyalsoeatfood discardedbypeople. Predators:redtailedhawks, greathornedowls,raccoons, humans,snakes,domesCccats.

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Corvus_brachyrhynchos_1_(1).jpg

SongSparrow
Habitat:openbrush,usually alongbordersofpondsor streams,abandonedpastures, thicketsorwoodlandedge. Nes+ng:Groundnester Diet:seeds,grains,grass,berries and,onsomeoccasions,insects Predators:birdsofprey.As nestlingstheymaybeeatenby snakes,raccoons,skunks,cats, andweasels. Ecosystemrole:mayhelpto disperseseeds
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Melospiza_melodia_5.jpg

DarkEyedJunco
Habitat:woodlandareaswith dense,herbaceousgroundcover Nes+ng:Groundnester Diet:forageonground,seeds andinsects. Predators:sharpshinnedhawks, shrikes,owls,feralanddomesCc cats.Redsquirrels,weasels, chipmunks,Americanmartens andothermammalsassmallas jumpingmicetakeeggsand youngfromnests. Ecosystemrole:aidinthe dispersalofseedsandhelpto controlinsectpopulaCons.

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DarkeyedJunco23.jpg

AmericanRobin
Habitat:woodlands,gardens, orchards,lawns,andelds. Nes+ng:inadensebush,inthe crotchoftrees,oronwindow ledgesorotherhumanstructures. Diet:amixtureofbothwildand culCvatedfruits,berries, earthworms,andinsects Predators:Eggsandyoungare oNeneatenbydierenttypesof squirrels,snakes,andbirdssuch asbluejays,commongrackles, Americancrows,and commonravens.AdultAmerican robinsarepreyeduponbyhawks, cats,andlargersnakes.
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:American_Robin_2006.jpg

BlackcappedChickadee
Habitat:deciduouswoodlands, openwoodsandparks Nes+ng:Inholes,typicallyin deadtreesorroQenbranches. Willusenestboxes. Diet:Insects,spiders,deeror skunkfat,sh,berriesandseeds Predators:birdhunCnghawks, NorthernShrike,snakes,weasels, chipmunks,mice,andsquirrels

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Poecile-atricapilla-001.jpg

SummersweetClethra, Clethraalnifolia
anuprightdeciduous shrub 5'to8'talland4'to6' wide naCvealongtheenCre easternUnitedStates mostcommonly foundedinmoist woodlands,especially nearwater

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Clethra_alnifolia_001.JPG

Winterberry, Ilexver0cillata
naCvetotheeastern andcentralUnited States;partsofCanada brightredandglossy berries,heldwellinto winter birdswilleatfruit

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Winterberry_Holly_Ilex_verticillata_ %27Winter_Red%27_Leaves_Berries_3008px.jpg

BlackChokeberry, Aroniamelanocarpa
naCvetotheeasternUnited Statesandadjacent southernCanada fruitiseatenbybirds,but leNunClaNermore desirablespecieshavebeen consumed adaptabletomany condiCons tolerantofbothdryandwet soils tolerantofpoorsoils
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aronia_melanocarpa_01.JPG

GreenAsh
naCvetoEasternUnited States borerscanbeaserious pestwhenplantis young seedsareeatenbybirds 3565feettall

http://www.flickr.com/photos/joshsjackson/2702451299/sizes/l/in/photostream/

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fraxinus_pennsylvanica_leaf.jpg

EasternWhitePine
tallesttreeineastern NorthAmerica,oNen over100feettall thetreeisseldomkilled bynatureunlessitis verysmall blackcappedchickadee eatitsseeds
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:EasternWhitePine23.jpg

Centres d'intérêt liés