Back to one of my favorite places, KACHINA WETLANDS PRESERVE. Here are some birds and bugs… OSPREY, BLUE EYED DARNER, DAINTY SULPHUR, and LESSER GOLDFINCH.
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
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
When a bird preens, that means they are using their bill to clean and arrange their feathers. Their wings will be spread out while they draw individual feathers through their beak, realigning and re-interlocking the barb part of the feather. Here is a preening Double-Crested Cormorant.