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For 16 years;. Humane Society inspector Wilf Patey has been feeding the ducks and Canada geese along the Toronto waterfront each winter as part of his job - and he says he'll continue to do it on his own if the society carries out its plans to end the feeding program. A biologist says feeding makes the birds abandon their instinct to migrate south for the winter. Open in full size

For 16 years;. Humane Society inspector Wilf Patey has been feeding the ducks and Canada geese along the Toronto waterfront each winter as part of his job - and he says he'll continue to do it on his own if the society carries out its plans to end the feeding program. A biologist says feeding makes the birds abandon their instinct to migrate south for the winter.

Picture, 1976, English

For 16 years;. Humane Society inspector Wilf Patey has been feeding the ducks and Canada geese along the Toronto waterfront each winter as part of his job - and he says he'll continue to do it on his own if the society carries out its plans to end the feeding program. A biologist says feeding makes the birds abandon their instinct to migrate south for the winter.

Picture, 1976, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Birds - Geese; Canada (1 of 2 files) (black & white)

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0004008f