Content tagged with "migratory bird"

Federal Waterfowl Regulations Summary

In addition to state regulations, federal rules apply to the hunting of migratory game birds in Missouri. When state law is different from federal law, hunters must follow the more restrictive law.

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Free Nature Fun - Spring Birds

This weekend is perfect for stepping outside with a pair of binoculars and your ears wide open to catch sight and sound of some colorful birds on their way north.

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Get Your Goose!

If you’re outside and happen to hear a very distant cry way, way up in the sky, you may catch of glimpse of high-flying snow geese now making their way north.

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Going South

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Missouri’s rain forest connection—our birds in the tropics

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Ruby-throated hummingbird in flight

Hummers on Their Way

It’s not too early to visit an interesting website that annually tracks the spring migration of ruby-throated hummingbirds.

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Hummingbirds Are Back!

One of my favorite websites to visit each spring shows a map of the spring return of ruby-throated hummingbirds to the eastern United States.

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Illegal Hunting Methods

Listing of illegal methods of harvesting migratory game birds.

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A photo of a black-necked stilt.

Missouri's Shorebirds

With its large areas of mudflats and shallow water, the northwest region is your best bet for seeing shorebirds in Missouri.

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News and Almanac

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"News and Almanac" for the February 1998 Missouri Conservationist.

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Seiurus aurocapillus
This common migrant forages for insects among leaves on the forest floor. The call is a loud, ringing series: "TEACHer-TEACHer-TEACHer-TEACHer" that gets progressively louder.

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