All posts in Creature Feature

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Creature Feature – Turtle Nest Success Becoming Critical
June 14, 2020, No Comments

Right now, turtles are wandering in search of mates, territory and places to nest, so be extra vigilant while driving, e ...

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Creature Feature – Oh, Baby!
June 1, 2020, No Comments

The spring and summer seasons are burgeoning with life as newborn creatures enter the world.  Some wildlife babies rece ...

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Creature Feature – Bobcats
May 20, 2020, No Comments

Although bobcats reside in our region, they are rarely seen due to their nocturnal and elusive behaviors.  They live in ...

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Creature Feature – American Toad Trivia
May 20, 2020, No Comments

The chubby American toad measures 2-4” long.  It has rough skin in shades of brown, red or olive, with dark blotches ...

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Creature Feature – Bird Brains
May 7, 2020, No Comments

The crow is remarkably clever.  In France, it has been trained to trade littered cigarette butts for treats.  It can m ...

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Creature Feature – Eastern Phoebe
April 20, 2020, No Comments

The Eastern Phoebe is just one of several spring migrants that has recently returned to our region this spring. Other bi ...

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Creature Feature – Bald Eagle Nests
April 6, 2020, No Comments

A bonded eagle pair begins building a nest a month or two in advance of their brood’s arrival.  Constructed with inte ...

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Creature Feature – Walleye
March 25, 2020, No Comments

Renowned for its sweet and mild white meat, the coveted walleye gets its name from its pearlescent eyes. This milky appe ...

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Creature Feature – Snow Geese
March 16, 2020, No Comments

Spring is coming!  It’s time to keep our eyes and ears open for migrating snow geese passing overhead in huge, noisy ...

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Creature Feature – The Virginia Opossum
February 26, 2020, No Comments

The opossum is homely but remarkable.  It’s mostly grayish-white, with dark legs, a pointy snout and hairless ears.  ...