Old World warblers eat Archive

10 Aug 2013

What do Old World warblers eat?

What do Old World warblers eat? The diets of all members of the family consist primarily of insects, other arthropods, and especially spiders. Other prey items include crustaceans, snails, and harvestmen (Opiliones). Sap (golden-crowned kinglet) and nectar (several African and Asian species, especially Prinia) are occasionally consumed. Prinia hodgsonii and Orthotomus sutorius are known to carry pollen attached to the feathers […]