(originally published to Helium writing site, now gone)
The shoveler consists of four species of ducks known as dabbling ducks, which are recognized by their long, broad, flat beaks. 343 more words
After what has seemed weeks I actually got out onto the reserve to do a bit of management work on Friday. Recent days have been taken up with First Aid training, meetings and miscellaneous other off-site tasks, so it felt really good to get out and do something practical. 269 more words
I forgot just how much fun it is to muck around in a marsh at 5:00 am swatting mosquitoes as I set decoys.
That was how I started my day on the Panko unit of Crow Island State Game Area. 665 more words