Emily Schwing '05 Reports For Scientific American On Canada Goose Migration

January 22, 2018
By Scientific American

“Over the last few decades, Canada geese have been wintering further and further north, which was interesting, because the winters have gotten a little more mild over the last few years, but still it’s pretty cold out there and there’s still snow.”

University of Illinois ornithologist Mike Ward.

“So you would wonder why these geese are deciding to spend the winter in Chicago, when they could have the opportunity to fly down to Arkansas, Louisiana, somewhere warmer.”

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