In "Birds of Forest, Yard, & Thicket" John Eastman reports that in addition to cuckoos, orioles are also attracted to E. tent caterpillars. "Numerous egg masses of this moth, seen on twigs in the fall, may forecast next year's local abundance of orioles and cuckoos."
Emily R Spence
Community College of Vermont
119 Pearl Street
Burlington, VT 05401-4334
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> Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 09:54:58 EDT
> From: - Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Who eats these guys?
> I think that cuckoos eat tent caterpillars.