Spotted by Jeremy Sell. The Whooping Crane is hanging out at the Schoonover Waterfowl Production Area…either in the marsh or in the surrounding cut fields.
West Lenawee is heating up in the cold winds of March. After witnessing such a large raft of waterfowl yesterday at Devils Lake I decided to head back for more. Only this time I went to Morenci and Hudson. Here are some of the highlights I found around Morenci, Lake Hudson and Schoonover WPA. Ring-necks, Lesser Scaup, Goldeneye, Bufflehead, Mallard, Canada Geese, Horned Grebe, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Pintail, Gadwall, Redheads, Wigeon, Red-headed Woodpeckers, Robins, Turkey Vultures, Red-shouldered Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Bluebirds, Horned Larks, Red-winged Blackbirds, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Flicker, Tree Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Bluejay, Red-tailed Hawk, Killdeer, Ring-necked Pheasant, Northern Mockingbird and Tree Swallow.