Common Loons are not ducks, they are a considered a water bird of their own classification. They are large birds that live on wooded lakes while breeding, they have distinct black above and white below bodies with a checkerboard back, white striped neck, red eyes, and pointy black bill. They are brownish during non-breeding season.… Read More COMMON LOON
February 2nd is World Wetlands Day. This is a day to raise awareness about the vital role of wetlands to the planet. A wetland is water area that works in two ways, they prevent flooding by storing water when levels are high or slowly release water when levels are low. This is important as it… Read More WETLANDS DAY
Skimmers are dragonflies that have a shorter body than wingspan. They are day flyers, eat from the nectar of colorful flowers, and found near water areas such as ponds, streams, bays, or ditches. I found this Eastern Pondhawk Skimmer while in northern Minnesota.