Posts Tagged ‘waterfowl migration’

Seven waterfowl to look for during migration

Photo of a hooded merganser

The Iowa Great Lakes and the smaller lakes and wetlands in the area are starting to melt. That means that birds that flew south to warmer areas for the winter are now flying back north to their summer breeding grounds. Waterfowl are definitely on the move this month, and it’s fun to see the birds…

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Iowa Great Lakes migration is on!

Photo of birds at feeder

Pasque flowers blooming, frogs croaking, songbirds singing — signs of spring are all around us. It’s pretty obvious when waterfowl start to migrate throughout the Iowa Great Lakes area as our lakes, sloughs and wetlands are jam-packed with common migrants such as bufflehead, the common merganser and the greater white-fronted goose. On the shores you might…

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