Wetlands are important water areas which are sometimes created as water storage to prevent flooding in an area. The designated places become home to many birds, bugs, fish, and other wildlife. Here are some birds I saw recently at two area wetlands in northern Arizona. The American Wigeon and Great Blue Heron I spotted at… Read More MORE SPRING BIRDS
Here is a Mallard and an American Coot walking together in the mud, close to a local duck pond.
A wetland is an area with saturated water, such as marshes or swamps. The Sedona Wetlands Preserve is a constructed wetland that is about 27 acres, located south of the Waste Water Reclamation Plant, that is owned by the city of Sedona, Arizona. There are six basins in this preserve, the water within these basins are… Read More SEDONA WETLANDS PRESERVE
Kachina Wetlands Preserve is a 70 acre area owned by the Kachina Village Improvement District. It evaporates treated wastewater from Kachina Village, just south of Flagstaff, Arizona. It was created with eight evaporation ponds, of which only a couple have water in them year round. The ponds have formed habitats attractive to wildlife, including birds… Read More KACHINA WETLANDS PRESERVE