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Dry oak woodland: white oaks, basswoods, and bracken fern on upland along the Iowa River, Iowa County. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Red-eyed Vireo at its nest in a silver maple tree. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Male Downy Woodpecker on a tree knot. Photo by Linda Kurtz. Male andfemale Rosebreasted Grosbeaks at their nest in an apple tree. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Wet prairie: swordgrass, sedges, brook lobelia, and purple gerardia at Silver Lake Fen, Dickinson County. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Sorafeeding on the edge of a smallpond. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Male Common Yellowthroat at his nest with a cowbirdyoung. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Sedge Wren singing on a compass plant. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Rich forest: mature northern red oaks with mayapples and lady ferns at Dows State Preserve, Linn County. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Male Northern Oriole carryingfood near his nest. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Male Red-bellied Woodpecker on a suet post. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Male American Redstart in spring migration. Photo by Linda Kurtz. Marsh: cattails along the marshy edge ofBig Wall Lake, a prairie pothole marsh, Wright County. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Virginia Railfeeding in shallow water. Photo by Carl Kurtz. American Coot on the edge ofa muskrat house in a cattail marsh. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Yellow-headed Blackbird perched on bulrushes in a prairie marsh. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Open water: fragrant water-lily in the backwaters ofthe Mississippi River, Clayton County. Photo by Carl Kurtz. American White Pelicans in open water at Lake Red Rock. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Great Egret surrounded by duckweed-covered water. Photo by Linda Kurtz. Ring-billed Gullflying over the dear water ofWest Lake Okoboji. Photo by Linda Kurtz. Ta/lgrass prairie: dotted blazingstar and big bluestem at sundown on Cayler Prairie, Dickinson County. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Male Bobolink at his nest with young. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Savannah Sparrow on western yarrow with food for its young. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Upland Sandpiper perched on afence post. Photo by Linda Kurtz. Savanna: shooting-stars, downy phlox, hoary puccoon , and wild columbine beneath an old open-grown bur oak at Rochester Cemetery, Cedar County. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Red-headed Woodpecker at its nesting hole in a dead American elm. Photo by Car/Kurtz. Male Eastern Bluebird at his nest hole in an oldfence post. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Male Indigo Bunting with a mulberry at his nest. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Floodplain forest: old silver maples in standing water covered with duckweed on the Mississippi River, Allamakee County. Photo by Carl Kurtz. Male Prothonotary Warbler in backwater habitat. Photo by Jim Messina/ Prairie Wings. Male Wood Duck in woodland habitat. Photo by Linda Kurtz. Male Yellow-bellied Sapsuckerfeeding on sap fiowingfrom a sugar maple. Photo by Carl Kurtz. ...

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ISBN
9781587290176
Related ISBN
9780877453932
MARC Record
OCLC
44959512
Pages
220
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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