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Scenes from the Ranch Pond

The Sandhill Crane family was there, a lone Canada Goose was there, a pair of Florida Mottled Ducks were there, a fleeing Great Blue Heron had been there, and last but not least a lone Cooter Turtle was there!   136 more words

Bird Watching

Free-Range Wildlife

It’s easier to postpone getting more animals when the wildlife helps out. This morning we had three deer-cows in the back pasture,

and a flock of free-range robin-chickens around the sauna. 85 more words

Ducks

Icelandic Birding, with Joyce & Doug Waterman: Evening Meeting, Tuesday, 5 May, 7:30pm

OUR MEETING PLACE IS NOW AT DOUGLAS PARK
(PLEASE SEE DIRECTIONS AT BOTTOM)

Iceland’s Ring Road is 830 miles of fjords, sea cliffs, glacial lagoons, meadows, mountains, rivers and lakes.  356 more words

Programs

Dueling Drakes

It’s spring, finally.

The ice is off our pond, although there’s been a skiff of it every morning of late, because during the night the thermometer has still been dropping below the freezing point. 413 more words

Wildlife

LOON KICKS GOOSE OFF NEST: VIDEO

Geese can be ornery creatures.

So can loons.

During the nesting season, both birds show territorial behavior and will attempt to chase off intruders of all shapes and sizes.   76 more words

Geese

Homeostasis and Waterfowl

by Dave Hanks

The bodies of all of us, both human and animal, have homeostatic mechanisms. These are both physiological and behavioral. Homeostasis means a state of constancy. 283 more words

Wildlife

The 4th Pan European Duck Symposium in Hanko

The 4th Pan European Duck Symposium was organized in Hanko, the southernmost city in Finland 7.–11.4.2015. The symposium covered subjects widely from duck population dynamics to habitat changes, hunting and management. 1,531 more words

Conservation