Another tree that seems attractive to spring migrants is the Red Maple. The colorful dangling fruit often warrants a foraging run by passing migrants.
Red Maples come to life in the spring green wave, first the red flowers pop then the fruit appears as samaras or double winged seeds, also known as spinners or helicopters. The clusters of emerging leaves and fruit host a feast of small insects including scale, aphids, beetles, loopers or inchworms.
Addendum: Part 1 Spring Warbler Trees. The Green Wave, Apple Trees Part 3 Spring Warbler Trees, The Green Wave, Willow/Salix sp
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