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Snow Goose

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The snow geese are here! These medium-sized white geese breed in the high Arctic tundra and winter in southern wetlands and agricultural fields. For a few months in the spring Big Valley, where we live, is graced with thousands of … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Homes

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Recently when I photographed the coots at Baum Lake, I noticed a muskrat house on the shore behind the swimming birds. That muskrat house suggested these two muskrat posts. Muskrats (Ondatra zibethica) utilize different types of shelter and individual muskrats often have several “homes”. The … Continue reading

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Where have all the. . .coots gone?

Without wildflowers in bloom and trees in leaf, winter can seem rather sterile. In reality there is much to see and observe. However the other day I began to wonder. Leonard and I were walking in the Ash Creek Wildlife Refuge. There … Continue reading

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