What Impact is All This Caterpillar Poop Having on Forest Floors?

ecoRI news on Jun 29, 2016

What Impact is All This Caterpillar Poop Having on Forest Floors?

University of Rhode Island ornithologist Peter Paton noted that several varieties of songbirds are likely benefiting from the huge number of caterpillars swarming the area. …

“Last week I was watching some robins 40 feet up in a tree foraging, which is a pretty unusual place to find them eating,” Paton said. “So I’m guessing they were probably feasting on caterpillars, too.”