Birds Feeding on
the Seeds of Sunflowers
(Helianthus spp.)

Wildlife Species  
Common Name Scientific Name
Bobwhite Quail Colinus virginianus
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Redwing Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
Baeolophus bicolor Tufted Titmouse
Black-capped Chicadee Poecile atricapillus
English Sparrow Passer domesticus
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
Lincoln Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
Harris Sparrow Zonotrichia querula

*feeds on roots, **browses on young foliage

Sources: Martin et al. (1951/1961), Lewis (1993)

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