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The Sandhills of Nebraska: Cranes and Prairies

By Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Programs Team Leader Late March in Nebraska is very much like it is here in Delaware…warm, cold, warm, cold, windy, windy, rain, snow.  That is how our trip went last week in the Cornhusker State.  We experienced a wild variety of weather, including temperatures in the 70’s when we arrived.  That didn’t last.  …

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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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