[CT Birds] gull predation, hungry birds

Colleen Lord clordtalbot at gmail.com
Sat Feb 14 09:21:06 EST 2015


I've watched gulls land on common goldeneyes and rb mergansers hundreds of times in New Haven Harbor while trying to steal their catches - maybe that is similar to what you saw Janis?

Colleen Lord
Woodmont

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> On Feb 14, 2015, at 8:11 AM, Janis LaPointe via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> 
> Enfield Barnes Boat Ramp. Friday 2/13.
> I saw an imm. Herring Gull try to land on a C. Goldeneye yesterday.   The Goldeneye dove and escaped.   Just never saw that before.
> Have also noticed different behavior at my feeders.    Before and during the recent storms, Cardinals, and House Finches were eating from the Suet feeder.
> Also, I have had Crows eating bird seed.   Thing I've never seen before.
> Janis LaPointe
> Enfield, CT 
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