Red-breasted Nuthatches Visit Iowa

Red-breasted Nuthatches Visit Iowa

Nov 22, 2016

Winter bird feeding brings countless hours of pleasure to thousands of Iowans statewide. Observing our backyard visitors becomes even more interesting whenever a rare or unusual species makes a surprise appearance. The red-breasted nuthatch is a species currently filling that bill. A resident of northern and western mountain pine forests, the red-breasted...

Monstrous November Bucks on the Prowl

Monstrous November Bucks on the Prowl

Nov 12, 2016

November is the month deer hunters live for. And for those who thrill to the sight of wide beamed heavy antlered bucks, November is the gateway to all things good. For Iowa’s 60,000 archery hunting enthusiasts, the time to be in the woods is now. The annual rut is swinging into overdrive and heavy tined stags are making their appearance.   After spending...