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Eastern Bluebird with Amphipyra pyramidea

Eastern Bluebird with Amphipyra pyramidea

An eastern bluebird feeds on an Amphipyra pyramidea caterpillar. Photos like these were sent in by community scientists and were crucial for Ashley Kennedy’s Ph.D. dissertation. Understanding the diet of birds and the arthropods that made up these diets can inform decisions regarding land management for insect habitats.

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