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Condor Editor Pick - Safety, Not Food, Entices Geese to Cities

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Canada Geese have shifted their winter range northward in recent years by taking advantage of conditions in urban areas—but what specific features of cities make this possible? A new study from The Condor: Ornithological Applications suggests that rather than food, geese are seeking safety, congregating in areas where they can avoid hunters and be buffered from the coldest winter temperatures. Read the press release at https://americanornithologypubsblog.org/2017/10/11/safety-not-food-entices-geese-to-cities/.

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