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Flycatchers, Kingbirds, and Phoebes don't visit feeders. Flycatchers do use nest boxes.
Eastern Kingbirds are fond of bees.
Gray Kingbirds are found along Gulf coastal areas.

name area season diet/native food plants
Great Crested
insects*, fruit
blackberry, blueberry, coffee colubrina, grape, laurel, mulberry, sassafras, wild tamarind
Eastern KingbirdNCSSpSuF-Binsects*, fruit
blackberry, blackgum, blueberry, coffee colubrina, dogwood, elderberry, magnolia, mulberry, sassafras, serviceberry, spice bush
Gray KingbirdNCSSpSuF-B
Eastern PhoebeNCSSpFWinsects*, fruit
persimmon, sassafras, sumac, sweetleaf
N=north  C=central  S=south
Sp=spring  Su=summer  F=fall  W=winter
B=breeds in Florida during season(s) underlined  M=Migrant

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