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Eagle Days Squaw Creek Viewing

Eagle Days Squaw Creek Viewing

Eagle Days at Squaw Creek offers educational presentations with live captive eagles and chances to view wildlife through spotting scopes at observation points near the marshes.

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Eagle Days Squaw Creek Presentation

Eagle Days welcomes wildlife watchers to Squaw Creek refuge

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American Bald Eagle catching a fish

Eagles Days set at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge

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Eagle Days at Squaw Creek Dec. 3 and 4 will feature nation’s symbol and thousands of waterfowl.

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Red maple leaves in fall color

Early fall colors tinge foliage in Kansas City and northwest Missouri

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Scarlet and purple are not bashful this autumn in the Kansas City region. A blush is already on many maple trees and ash trees.

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fishing for goggle-eye and smallmouth bass

Early summer fishing can be good in ponds and small lakes

Ponds and lakes become lively places in early summer as bluegills and bass chase bugs and minnows, a good thing for anglers.

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eastern coachwhip

Eastern Coachwhip

Coluber flagellum flagellum
This large, slender, nonvenomous snake usually escapes in an explosive burst of speed. It is fast-moving and thrashes when captured, which led to the stubborn myth that this snake can whip a person to death.

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Image of an eastern collared lizard

Eastern Collared Lizard

Crotaphytus collaris
The eastern collared lizard is colorful and has a long tail. If surprised in an open area with no rock crevices nearby to dart into, it often runs on its hind limbs with the forward part of the body held upright.

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Eastern musk turtle (stinkpot)

Eastern Musk Turtle (Stinkpot; Common Musk Turtle)

Sternotherus odoratus
The eastern musk turtle is one of the world’s smallest turtles. It has a dark, domed upper shell and reduced lower shell. It occurs along our Mississippi River counties and in the southern two-thirds of the state.

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Eastern Screech Owl

Eastern Screech Owl

Live birds such as this Eastern screech owl will be on display at the HOWLoween event Oct. 17 at the Gorman Discovery Center.

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Effective wingshooting workshops offered for hunters in KC and St. Joe areas

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Free workshops will help migratory and upland bird hunters improve wingshooting skills, including use of non-toxic shells.

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