Linton & Bloomington, IN | Feb. 12-16, 2021
Go birding with BWD editor Dawn Hewitt in her old stomping grounds in Indiana! February is prime whooping-crane viewing season in the southern part of the state. We'll spend one day at Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area, where sandhill cranes usually number in the thousands, and vast flocks of snow and greater white-fronted geese can be mind-blowing. We’ll also spend a day at Lake Monroe, Indiana’s largest lake, which usually hosts dozens of bald eagles (and occasionally a golden!) each winter along with a nice mix of ducks, loons, swans and grebes.
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Posted by Kelly Ball | Thu, 21 Jan 2021
Whenever I hear there’s a rarity or a vagrant bird nearby, my knee-jerk response is to be anything but intrigued. First and foremost, the likelihood of that bird surviving its having been veered off course from, say, western Europe to Columbus, Ohio, is fairly dismal; the prospect of rushing to look at a bird in peril...
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