This Mink with bread in its mouth on 1
February 2015 is also eating ducks and gulls at Bluffers Park in
east Toronto. Ron Pittaway and I watched it skirt the boat launch
harbour, where it ran in and out along the ice edge eyeing potential
prey. It went for a gull but failed to catch it. On 31 January,
Justin Peter noticed Mink tracks leading to a partly eaten Mallard.
On Saturday, 31 January 2015,
I met up with friends Barry Cherriere and Mourad Jabra who came from
Hamilton to look at the gulls. They told me that right before I
arrived a mink grabbed an adult Ring-billed Gull, struggled with it,
got it by the neck, killed it and dragged it under an ice-covered
rock. They were taken by surprise, it happened so quickly
they could hardly focus their cameras.