WADING PLOVER

A Killdeer is a wading plover. They can be seen running quickly while making loud calls. They will do this because they are shy birds or to distract predators from their nesting sights. We have some ponds close to where I live and there are about six that I have spotted so far this summer.… Read More WADING PLOVER

SWEDISH DUCKS

Swedish ducks are of mallard ancestry, developed in central Europe as early as 1855 and brought to North America in 1884. They were domesticated and considered a general purpose farm duck for meat and eggs. They were also considered pets, decoration, or exhibition birds. In 1904, they were considered an American Standard of perfection for… Read More SWEDISH DUCKS