Bird Food

January 24, 2016  •  4 Comments

What do birds eat?  Have a look below ...

 

Butterfly:

Ash-throated Flycatcher, with butterfly (California Sister)Ash-throated Flycatcher, with butterfly (California Sister)

Big fish:

Double-crested Cormorant, with big fishDouble-crested Cormorant, with big fishMilpitas, CA

Little fish:

Great EgretGreat EgretShoreline Park, CA

Lots of fish:

Atlantic Puffin, with beak full of sand eelsAtlantic Puffin, with beak full of sand eelsThe puffins carry these fish into their burrows to feed their young.

Iceland

Dragonfly:

Ash-throated Flycatcher, with dragonflyAsh-throated Flycatcher, with dragonflyCupertino, CA

Sparrow:

Merlin, feeding on Song SparrowMerlin, feeding on Song SparrowFremont, CA

More images of Merlin with prey here.

Flower:

House Finch, feeding on Ocotillo flowerHouse Finch, feeding on Ocotillo flowerAnza-Borrego Desert State Park, CA

Nectar:

Rufous Hummingbird feedingRufous HummingbirdMilpitas, CA

Acorn:

Acorn Woodpecker at granary tree with acorn in bill/beak.Acorn WoodpeckerPalo Alto, CA

Vole:

White-tailed Kite, with prey (vole)White-tailed Kite, with preyFremont, CA

Siren:

Great Blue Heron, with Greater SirenGreat Blue Heron, with Greater SirenLakeland, FL

Clam:

Surf Scoter, with clamSurf Scoter, with clamMountain View, CA

Crayfish:

Hooded Merganser, with crayfishHooded Merganser, with crayfishSan Francisco, CA

Snake:

Great Blue Heron in battle with snake

Gnat:

Yellow-rumped Warbler, about to snatch an insectYellow-rumped Warbler, about to snatch an insectMalibu, CA

Seeds:

Painted BuntingPainted BuntingPort Aransas, TX

Persimmon:

Red-breasted Sapsucker, feeding on persimmonsRed-breasted Sapsucker, feeding on persimmonsCupertino, CA

Crab:

Willet, with crabWillet, with crabMountain View, CA

Ant:

Western Tanager, eating an antWestern Tanager, eating an antSierra City, CA

Spider:

House Wren, with spiderHouse Wren, with spiderPalo Alto, CA

Rabbit:

Northern Harriers: parent delivering rabbit to fledglingNorthern Harriers: parent delivering rabbit to fledglingThe entire episode is documented in this blog post.

Caterpillar:

Western Bluebird, male eating caterpillarWestern Bluebird, male eating caterpillarMilpitas, CA

Berries:

Cedar Waxwing, feeding on toyon berryCedar Waxwing, feeding on toyon berryFremont, CA

 

 


Comments

Rose Fragoso(non-registered)
I am just speechless...this all are stunning photography...
I have no idea about the foods of birds ..I just wondered by this.
the shots you taken are just outstanding.
Lanford Tobe(non-registered)
Terrific photography. Must have taken a lot of patience to get these perfect photos.
Paula Giese(non-registered)
I had no idea the variety of "foods" birds eat.
Gail(non-registered)
I'm speechless! Simply amazing!!!
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