Month: May 2010

Nebraska Birding Hot Spot – Calamus Outfitters and Reservoir

By Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Program Team Leader Delaware Nature Society Nebraska Trip: Part II There is plenty to keep a group of birders busy near the Switzer Family Ranch, otherwise known as Calamus Outfitters, when not watching Greater Prairie-chickens and Sharp-tailed Grouse.  After a morning of chicken-watching, we circled the 11-mile long Calamus Reservoir which is directly …

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Reasons to go to Nebraska in March…Chickens!

By Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Program Team Leader This past March, I led the Delaware Nature Society trip to Nebraska for the fourth year in a row.  The first two-thirds of the trip are spent in Nebraska’s scenic and wild Sandhill region.  This is not your typical mid-western corn-belt area.  The Sandhills are 20,000 square-miles of rolling sand dunes …

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