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1 June 2004 Carnivorous Canada Geese
Joseph R. Jehl
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Geese are normally herbivorous. I report an instance of Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) feeding on alkali flies (Ephydra hians) at hypersaline Mono Lake, California. The bout was brief and possibly represented exploratory behavior by inexperienced birds.

Joseph R. Jehl "Carnivorous Canada Geese," The Wilson Bulletin 116(2), 179-180, (1 June 2004).
Received: 22 December 2003; Accepted: 1 May 2004; Published: 1 June 2004
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