Volume 3, Plate 6

Painted Bunting and female
Prothonotary Warbler
Wormeating Warbler
Yellow-winged sparrow
Blue Grosbeak

Painted Bunting

"In good weather, the males sang with great sprightliness, though they had been caught only a few days before....They were greedily fond of flies, which accompanied us in great numbers during the whole voyage; and many of the passangers amused themselves with catching these, and giving them to the [painted buntings]; till at length, the birds became so well acquainted with this amusement, that as soon as they perceived any of the people attempting to catch flies, they assembled at the front of the cage, streching out their heads through the wires with eager expectation, evidently much interested in the issue of their efforts."

Worm-eating Warbler

"This bird is remarkably fond of spiders, darting about wherever there is a probability of finding these insects. If there be a branch broken, and the leaves withered, it shoots among them in preference to every other part of the tree, making a great rustling, in search of the prey. I have often watched its manoeuvres while thus engaged, and flying from tree to tree in search of such places. On dissection, I have uniformly found their stomachs filled with spiders or caterpillars or both."