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Golden-crowned sparrows

...different diet than that of their closest relatives, such as the white-crowned sparrow.Leaves are generally a difficult food for vertebrates to process, compared to, say, meat. The cell walls of plants are composed of complex molecules...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-05-25/golden-crowned-sparrows
Outdoors
Some odd vegetarians

...needles, which are loaded with resins and other difficult stuff. As always, some animals have adapted to using these difficult foods. Spruce grouse and sooty grouse both eat lots of conifer needles, and we've all seen Sitka spruce trees around...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-09-30/some-odd-vegetarians
Outdoors
The Lily's REVENGE

...The chocolate lily is loath to give it up too easily. I find that charming, but then I have always been a fan of difficult food. I tasted it soon after I arrived in Alaska, on a kayak trip near Valdez for which I was underprepared, foodwise...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071308/out_303234282.shtml
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