Tag Archives: Lower Hat Creek

Osprey Puzzle

The osprey (Pandion haliaetus) have been back for over a month. In addition to the nest I have been monitoring, Leonard and I see osprey sitting on their nests throughout the area. Nest building and repairing appear to be over and … Continue reading

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Mourning Dove

Ah, spring! I recently observed a mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) pair near Lower Hat Creek. These two will most likely begin to build their nest in one of the nearby trees. However, I am not certain that their nests would meet … Continue reading

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Muskrat

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  Muskrats (Ondatra zibethica) can be found throughout all of the Lower 48 except for the extreme southeastern states. Leonard and I can find them paddling about in their preferred habitat, fresh and saltwater marshes and shallow waterways, in every season. … Continue reading

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