insectivore insectivore

Definition(s):

  1. (n) small insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial or fossorial mammals
  2. (n) any organism that feeds mainly on insects

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  • On the wing and a prayer: Are aerial insectivores in trouble?

    Saturday July 27, 2013 Some catch their prey while in flight; others sit and wait for prey to come near. They’re a group of birds known as aerial insectivores, and they’re in trouble. In our region, this diverse group consists of 19 species that, as their name implies, feed almost exclusively on flying insects.
    on July 31, 2013     Source: Bennington Banner

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