Here is a Mallard and an American Coot walking together in the mud, close to a local duck pond.
Scaled Quails are pale, gray or bluish birds with scale-like markings. They have a short bushy white crest. Scaled Quails can be found in the four-corner states, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and into Mexico. They live in arid lowlands with sparse shrubs. They eat seeds, leaves, shoots, berries, and insects. I found this Scaled Quail in… Read More SCALED QUAIL
February 3rd is Feed the Birds Day. Help the birds in your backyard during the cold winter by feeding them seeds, thistle, millet, peanuts, suet, fruit, and water. The month of February is National Bird Feeding month, as well. Birds go to feeders in winter because their food sources are limited and in some places,… Read More FEED THE BIRDS DAY
February 2nd is World Wetlands Day. “2 February each year is World Wetlands Day to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. This day also marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the… Read More WORLD WETLANDS DAY