May 30, 2017

Black flies & gnats can kill eagles & cranes

In the past few years, black flies--also called buffalo gnats--have been blamed for the death of eaglets in Wisconsin and other states. The publication Two Rivers Outdoors explains : "... in late spring and early summer... they swarm and bite birds and mammals.... Male black flies do not bite, but females of most species must feed on blood to produce eggs....

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