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Pica pica (magpie): First record of feeding on cattails

By: UPM

Cattails provide important nesting habitats for birds and food source for a wide variety of animals. Literature reports that rodents (particularly, muskrat), small mammals (white-footed mice), nutria and ungulates (deers), among others, feed on cattails but, to the best of our knowledge, there are no reports of magpies feeding on cattails.read more »