Ice-out has Started

After a winter season of frozen lakes and wetlands, early spring blows in on warm southerly winds. Small pockets of ice begin to thaw. Accompanying the winds are ducks. They push the limits and begin their …

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On the Move

In mid-July, I read a post on a list-serve dedicated to Iowa birders who share their sightings with other birders. It was a post about a Limpkin that was spotted near Little Storm Lake. If you …

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Wetland Wonders

My love of wetlands started when I lived and worked in the Prairie Pothole region of north-central Iowa. A small little boat that fit in the back of my truck and a trolling motor allowed me …

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