Thousands (approx. 5000) of Common Grackles have descended upon our yard. They've been here about a week. Yesterday numbers were down to about 500 and I
A walk after work today gave me a good listen to a Barred Owl about 3.5 miles south of Hodgson. About 30 minutes later I saw my first fall Northern Hawk Owl.jdsmith6614
Hi Everyone After getting a few private messages and a few comments on facebook, the consensus for this goose was it is a partially leucistic Cackling Goose.martindonna123
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