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March 31, 2010
The greater white-fronted goose is notable for its pinkish-orange bill and legs, white face and scattered black belly barring.
Flight Lines: Waterfowl migration hard to miss throughout the region
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
A black-capped chickadee selects a freeze-dried mealworm from a bird feeder. Keith Corliss/The Pioneer
Flight Lines: Mealworms add dimension when feeding birds
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2010
Just the second time I'd seen the species in the county, this red knot was one of many shorebird species present during the extremely high water of spring, 2009. Keith Corliss/The Pioneer
Flight lines: Falling short of county bird challenge
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 6, 2010
Short-eared owls can be found along sloughs, marshes and prairies where the birds nest and feed, often during daylight hours.
Short-eared owl: The "other" prairie owl
January 6, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2009
Rocky Mountain junipers are perhaps the most valuable wildlife tree in the area. It's characterized by dense cover and ample food in the form of "berries." Keith Corliss/The Pioneer
Plan now for wildlife-centric landscaping
December 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2009
Hairy woodpeckers are year-round residents of this area, making them one of the expected species, even in winter.
Lull in season no reason to stay indoors
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am
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