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Headline: A Sky Full of Snow Geese
Description: Flocks of snow geese (Chen caerulescens) can number in the tens to hundreds of thousands when they are migrating. These birds in the Kulm Wetland Management District take off, fly, whirl, and re-settle in fields to feed and rest, or in wetlands to roost for the night. The flock keeps up a raucous cackle and noise that travels for miles in good conditions and fills the air with the sounds of Spring!

Photo Credit: Krista Lundgren/USFWS
Keywords: NWR, National Wildlife Refuge, wildlife, birding, Kulm Wetland Management District, snow geese, sunset, scenery, water, prairie potholes,Dickey, LaMoure, Logan, McIntosh, Bone Hill National Wildlife Refuge, Dakota Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Maple River National Wildlife Refuge, geese, snow geese, migration, migratory birds, hunting, waterfowl,
Categories: Scenery/ Prairie, Scenery/ Water, Animals/ Wildlife/Birds, Bodies of Water/ Other Bodies of Water, Attractions/ National Wildlife Refuges, Outdoor Recreation/ Hunting, Outdoor Recreation/ Birding and Wildlife, Scenery/ Sky Scapes  
Size: 4.30 MB; 5184 x 3456 pixels; 439 x 293 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1372 x 914 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Date Created: 03/19/2015 19:59