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Photo: Turnbull trumpeters tending to young

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Photographer Carlene Hardt and numerous other wildlife watchers have been watching trumpeter swans at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge south of Cheney as they raise their young that ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2013

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013

Migrating waterfowl making a buzz at Turnbull

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Migrating waterfowl are providing plenty of noise and action for birdwatchers visiting Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge this week.   Here's today's report from Mike Rule, refuge wildlife biologist: For the ...

THURSDAY, FEB. 21, 2013

Trumpeter swans flocking to Turnbull

WILDLIFE -- Just a few years ago we were amazed to see a single Trumpeter swan return Solo year after year, decade after decade at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. That old ...

THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2012

Turnbull cygnet makes first short flight

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The ducks that were hatched this spring have been flying for months. But ducks and even geese aren't the largest of all native North American wildfowl.  The trumpeter swans that ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012

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THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011

How to distinguish tundra swans from trumpeters

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- With spring migration in full tilt, it's difficult to overlook the large white swans mixing with other waterfowl in the region's lakes and wetlands.  But it's easy ...

TUESDAY, NOV. 30, 2010

Birders asked to help track Turnbull trumpeters

WATERFOWL -- Ice-up has ushered the trumpeter swans out of Turnbull National Wildlife refuge to where ever they go during winter.Solo, the geriatric patriarch of his growing trumpeter family, departed ...

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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