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The Great Salt Lake lends its name to Salt Lake City, originally named "Great Salt Lake City" by the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) Brigham Young, who led a group of Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley southeast of the lake on July 24, 1847.. The lake lies in parts of five counties: Box Elder, Davis, Tooele, Weber, and Salt Lake.
Here, the first Tundra Swans have arrived . . . . . . there will soon be more. It is impossible to predict with certainty, the exact time of the beginning and the peak of the migration, however in my experience the swans are seen in this area from mid to late March and for about three weeks afterward.
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Swans are the largest extant members of the waterfowl family Anatidae, and are among the largest flying birds.The largest species, including the mute swan, trumpeter swan, and whooper swan, can reach a length of over 1.5 m (59 in) and weigh over 15 kg (33 lb).Their wingspans can be over 3.1 m (10 ft). Compared to the closely related geese, they are much larger and have proportionally larger ...
Rich and I had great fun recently presenting as our 1830s characters to the Congregational Preschool in La Crosse! As “Mrs. Phelps, I talked about my life in wild Iowa and displayed furs traded by members of the Keokuk tribe… fox, mink, beaver, deer, and, for fun, a Kangaroo!
The Tundra Swans have moved on for this year! They were in the area from March 13 until March 25. You can still see an exhibit at the Lambton Heritage Museum about the swans!
Chirps and Cheeps is my photo blog of the birds I see in Western New York, Buffalo, and beyond. I post my photos and observations about the birds I see and the things I learn as I bird the parks and nature preserves of WNY - including my own backyard birds!
The farmlands and wetlands, estuaries and marine waters, prairies and forests of the Skagit Valley provide the wintertime habitat needs for hundreds of bird species, including trumpeter swans, snow geese, bald eagles and peregrine falcons, among countless others.
One of the advantages of birding is that the equipment list is very simple: Buy a set of binoculars and practice using them before you go out on your first expedition. Binoculars can vary greatly in price but you don’t need to spend a lot of money on a starter set. Practice finding and focusing ...
Visible outside the windows of the Mat-Su Convention and Visitors Bureau, this state wildlife refuge is the result of the 1964 earthquake. Literally overnight, the land dropped by 6 to 20 feet; hay fields and pastureland became salt flats and marshland.