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Our oriole is an insectivorous bird, but in some localities it is very destructive in the August vineyards.Ways of Nature|John Burroughs
For the most part the species are carnivorous or insectivorous.
Insectivorous plants, with hollow, pitcher-shaped leaves, and large purple flowers at the ends of naked stems.The Plants of Michigan|Henry Allan Gleason
Thus the cuckoo appears to be an insectivorous bird which will freely devour conspicuously coloured unpalatable larvae.
The most ancient of these is that of the primæval, or Insectivorous Marsupials (Cantharophaga).The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)|Ernst Haeckel