Title

An observation of a Summer Tanager attempting to eat an Anolis lizard

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-1995

Department

Biological Sciences

Abstract

A Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) was observed attempting to eat an anole (Anolis carolinensis) at a migratory stopover site. The event may reflect the importance of behavioral plasticity during migration, but might also be the result of a simple stimulus-response mechanism.

Publication Title

Journal of Field Ornithology

Volume

66

Issue

4

First Page

501

Last Page

502