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Migrating geese signal that spring has arrived on the prairies

Posted by on 20. April 2012 in Blog / Journal, Photography | Comments Off on Migrating geese signal that spring has arrived on the prairies

Migrating geese signal that spring has arrived on the prairies

A sure sign that spring has arrived on the prairies is the sight and sound of hundreds of thousands of geese that are gathering on the fields and slews across the province. Saskatchewan provides major habitat for breeding birds and migrants that stop to feed and rest during their long trip to breeding grounds further north. Migratory birds follow numerous routes, guided by natural features such as mountain ranges and major river systems.  There are four loosely defined major North American migratory flyways (broad areas in which migration routes are associated with a definite geographic...

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