Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
HABITAT: Inhabits open woodlands, trees along fields and streams, scattered groves in pastures, and hillsides.
NEST: Fastens conspicous pensile pouch nest, 1 to 2 feet long, to the ends of slender, strong, flexible terminal twigs, 12 to 35 feet above the ground. Usually places nest in ebony blackbead, mesquite, or willow.
FOOD: Forages among the leaves of trees for insects and fruits; also eats caterpillars, spiders, small figs, and berries.
REFERENCES: Bent 1958, Oberholser 1974b, Sutton and Pettingill 1943, Terres 1980.