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Table 1 Traits of possible borer-consuming birds

From: Molecular diagnosis of bird-mediated pest consumption in tropical farmland

English name Scientific name Mass (g) Beak wid. (mm) Beak len. (mm) Tarsus (mm) Wing (mm) Len. (cm) Strata Diet breadth Total capt.
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla 7 4.5* 9.1* 17.9* 60 12 3 1 14
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia 10 3 9 17* 64 13 4 1 25
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens 10 NA 9.4* 18.1* 65.2* 12 4 1 0
Buff-rumped Warbler Phaeothlypis fulvicauda 15 5 9 NA 64 13 1 1 93
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis 9 3 6 22 61 12 2 1 0
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica 9 4 7 18.3* 62 12 4 2 118
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas 10 NA 10* 21* 56* 68 2 1 0
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera 9 NA 8.2* 17* 60 12 4 1 14
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus 14 NA 8.5* 21.5* 67* 13 1 1 34
MacGillivray’s Warbler Oporornis tolmiei 12 3.0* 7.6* 20.7* 60 12 1 1 3
Masked Yellowthroat Geothlypis aequinoctialis 14 NA NA NA 56 14 2 1 5
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia 11 4 8 24 59 12 1 1 168
Northern Parula Parula americana 8 NA 7.4* 14.9* 57.9* 11 5 1 0
Pale-breasted Spinetail Synallaxis albescens 14 3 8 22 50 14 2 1 8
Plain Antvireo Dysithamnus mentalis 14 5 9 NA 59 12 2 1 30
Plain Xenops Xenops minutus 12 4 10 NA 62 12 3 1 22
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor 7.6 3.2* 10.1* 18.2* 56* 11 NA 1 0
Red-faced Spinetail Cranioleuca erythrops 16 NA NA NA 65 15 3 2 6
Rufous-breasted Wren Thryothorus rutilus 16 4 11 24 56 13 3 1 74
Rufous-capped Warbler Basileuterus rufifrons 11 5 8 23 54 13 3 2 152
Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant Lophotriccus pileatus 8 NA NA NA 49 9 4 1 49
Slate-throated Redstart Myioborus miniatus 9 NA NA NA 62 12 5 1 77
Slaty Spinetail Synallaxis brachyura 18 4 10 25 54 15 2 1 12
Spotted Barbtail Premnoplex brunnescens 16 NA NA NA 63 14 3 1 16
White-breasted Wood-Wren Henicorhina leucosticta 17 4 12 28 56 10 2 1 102
Wilson’s Warbler Wilsonia pusilla 8 3.0* 6.1* 15.4* 56 11 4 1 17
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia 9 4 8 21 59 12 3 1 134
  1. Bolded species are borer consumers (italicized confirmed in Jamaica). Others are insectivores encountered in coffee that share traits with borer consumers (mass, beak width, wing, and diet breadth).
  2. Beak Wid. = Beak Width; Beak Len. = Beak Length; Len. = Length; Total Capt. = Total Captures; Evol. Uni. = Evolutionary Uniqueness. *Indicates data from Cornell’s Birds of North America. NA indicates data deficiency.