Mink at Jaeger Rocks in Fort Erie

5 October 2008

While looking at the juvenile Curlew Sandpiper at Jaeger Rocks in Fort Erie, we saw this very dark (black) Mink. Jeff Bowman (OMNR) has been doing some interesting research. In southern Ontario, many are escaped domesticated ranch-raised Mink. In Niagara, for instance, something like 78% of all Mink show introgression with feral domesticated Mink. (Don Sutherland pers. comm.)