Details of Eastern Coyote, Canis latrans, Predation on Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus, Eggs on Boot Island National Wildlife Area, Nova Scotia
Keywords:Eastern Coyote, Canis latrans, Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus, seabird, egg predation, Boot Island National Wildlife Area, Nova Scotia, Canada
AbstractWe detail field observations of Eastern Coyote eating Great Black-backed Gull eggs for the first time in the literature. Photographic evidence of the remaining egg shells allowed us to identify the Coyote as the predator.
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