The Preserve - March 13, 2013

The Preserve - March 13, 2013

 

It was a gorgeous, sunny day with blue skies.  As I said last week, I expected the prairie to be nearly snow-free; and it was until Sunday evening.  On Sunday afternoon we received another snow storm that brought 8 inches of very heavy snow.  The weight of the snow has, yet again, completely pushed the prairie down, similar to the preserve photo on January 4th.   The bison are now very easy to see, not only with the prairie being pushed down, but also, they stand out being amongst the white snow.  The birds are slowly coming back into the area.  I saw 3 different species of birds, including two cardinals who were talking back and forth with each other.  It was very fun to listen to as one cardinal was the beginning of the preserve the other was on the other side of the prairie. 

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