It turns out that the 400 Canada Geese recently rounded up in Prospect Park and gassed to death are only the tip of the iceberg.Β  New York State has plans to kill two-thirds of the state’s population of Canada Geese, or 170,000 of the state’s estimated 250,000 geese.

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.