[CT Birds] What are the Jaeger's chasing?
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Wed Sep 16 09:21:14 EDT 2015
Quite clearly the jaegers are chasing gulls and terns to rob them of their fish prey.
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> On Sep 16, 2015, at 8:43 AM, Paul Cianfaglione via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> Steve made an interesting observation regarding the response of gulls and
> terns to churning fish, or bait balls. With phytoplankton being at its peak
> abundance in the sound in summer (July-September), are the Jaegers chasing
> plankton feeding gulls or are they chasing bait fish feeding gulls???
> Paul Cianfaglione
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