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Whistlers Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing all a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Here are some photographs I took weeks ago of whistlers that I hope you will like.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger photo.  Enjoy!

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Snowy Egrets

Snowy Egrets are shorter than the Great Egrets.  The Snowy Egrets have a black bill, blackish green legs and mustard yellow ankles and feet.  The Snowy Egrets have billowy white feathers during their courtship and breeding season. 106 more words

Bird Watching

Great Egrets

Great Egrets are wonderful big white wading birds.  These regal-looking birds live and hunt around bodies of water such as ponds, lakes, marshes, and rivers.  They hunt for fish, frogs, tadpoles, crayfish, turtles, aquatic snails, ducklings, duck and goose eggs and sometimes land-based animals such as mice, lizards, and the occasional small snake. 71 more words

Bird Watching

Mysteries of the marsh

Marshes, levels, fens, bogs, mires, wetlands – these places, and the countless names for them, have long registered their eldritch presence in this island’s imagination. They are there in the Anglo-Saxon epic, … 562 more words

Old English

Eradicating Invasive Phragmites

By Kary Askew Garcia, MNA Intern

A straw-like plant ranging from 6-13 feet in height may seem quite harmless to come across. Yet, this plant, known as Phragmites, is an invasive species threatening the natural flora of Michigan. 245 more words


Birds of the Marsh

Missouri marshes are a great place to find a number of bird species in late summer and early fall.  This Common Yellowthroat, a species of wood warbler, was photographed this August at Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary.   147 more words

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