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Northern Shoveler

March 27th, 2013

What a pleasant surprise for me to see four Northern Shovelers on my day off at a pond near my home in Canal Fulton. It is rare to see them here in Ohio unless they are migrating and they are one of my favorite ducks! Habitat Northern Shovelers inhabit shallow, marshy ponds and wetlands at […]

The American Woodcock!

March 7th, 2013

Welcome to the Wilderness Wanderings Blog! Tonights we will be watching for the Woodcocks to display around 7 p.m. It will be cold, so dress warmly!!!!! The American Woodcock A shorebird that lives in forests, the American Woodcock is most frequently encountered at dusk when the male’s chirping, peenting aerial displays attract attention. Otherwise the […]


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