Hooded Merganser preys on vole

G. Allen Poynter

1238 Beach Grove Road, Delta, B.C. V4L IN6

Abstract: A Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) was observed catching and attempting to eat a presumed Southern Red-backed Vole on 3 August 1992 in Manning Provincial Park, B.C.

Key words: Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus, Southern Red-backed Vole, Clethrionomys gapperi, feeding behaviour, Manning Provincial Park, British Columbia

PDFicon Poynter, G.A. 1992. Hooded Merganser preys on vole. British Columbia Birds 2:21-22.


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