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Table 2 Dietary items consumed by the Military Macaw during the dry season months of March and April 2013, at two sites along the coast of Jalisco

From: Optimal diet strategy of a large-bodied psittacine: food resource abundance and nutritional content enable facultative dietary specialization by the Military Macaw

Species (family) Plant part consumed Number of records Total macaws
Hura polyandra (Euphorbiaceae) Immature seed 22 48
Brosimum alicastrum (Moraceae) Immature and mature seed 11 26
Orbignya guacuyule (Palmae) Mesocarp 2 3
Eugenia capuli (Myrtaceae) Whole fruit 1 2
Anthurium halmoorei (Araceae) Stem 1 2
Bursera simaruba (Burseraceae) Immature seed 1 5