Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Northern Cardinal

I counted no less than 16 cardinals around our bird feeders recently, and remembered my grandma Roark sayings that a gathering of cardinals was a sign of snow.  Maybe it was coincidence, but it sure enough snowed that night and … Continue reading

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Wild Turkey

The wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is considered the king of the upland gamebirds, impressive for its size and ability to challenge hunting skills.  Once pushed almost to extinction, good management has brought this bird back to where it is fairly … Continue reading

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Ancient Wildlife

We all enjoy the thrill of seeing large wild animals such as a deer or bear. But imagine the adrenaline buzz you would have gotten if  you could have seen some of the extinct animals that fossils indicate once roamed … Continue reading

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