[CT Birds] sumac

Carol Ansel carolansel at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 20:38:52 EST 2010


I've also heard it said that one can make a lemonade-like drink out of  
the berries, but have never tried it.
Carol Ansel
Mystic

On Feb 22, 2010, at 8:26 PM, jbserena at comcast.net wrote:

> Martin,
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> I've seen blue jays and robins feed on staghorn sumac berries in the  
> winter.
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> By the way, when dried and ground, the berries make a lovely spice  
> that is traditionally used in the Near East and North Africa. It has  
> lemon flavor and a bit of the flavor of a sweet pepper, like a  
> pimiento or sweet paprika.
>
>
> Regards,
>
>
> Jeff
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>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "martin swanhall" <mswanhall at earthlink.net>
> To: "CT Birds" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Sent: Monday, February 22, 2010 7:49:46 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada  
> Eastern
> Subject: [CT Birds] sumac
>
> Do birds eat sumac 'berries' and if so, what species of birds. I  
> have a few sumac shrubs/trees in my yard with their red fruits but  
> have never seen a bird eat them.
>
> Marty from Woodbury
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