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Sandhill Crane Colts & More

Sandhill cranes, their young colts, and the sanctuary wetlands were a favorite subject for me to photograph earlier this year.  While there were many different species of birds transitioning through the area, my all-time favorite had to be the sandhill cranes. 995 more words

An Early Summer Birds a Crex Meadows

Last week we made our first summer visit to Crex Meadows since returning from Iceland. Things have really changed since our last visit. The large amount rain we received in May and June has raised the water levels in the ponds and really made the vegetation grow. 257 more words


From the desk of Doreen Pfost

The following contribution is from Doreen Pfost, author of This River Beneath the Sky: A Year on the Platte (Nebraska, 2016).

What the Platte River Taught Me… 1,065 more words

Guest Blogs

Post a Day For July

Good Morning!  I am challenging myself for a post a day in July :) It may be random things I enjoy!  I am a little late going out to ride my stationary bike and read so I will post this and get right out there!   46 more words

Sandhill Crane Preening

Early morning image of a Sandhill Crane preening captured while visiting Lake Louisa State Park, Florida.

Image Captured with a Nikon D7200 Camera, Sigma 150-600 mm f/5.0-6.3 lens, focal Length 290 mm, ISO 1600, 1/2000 sec at f/7.1. 9 more words