The Flint Hills are arguably one of the most scenic parts of Kansas. Planning your first visit? Allow us to make a few suggestions.
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The male common eider (Somateria mollissima) presents a somewhat strange appearance, not likely to be confused with that of any other species.
The male king eider (Somateria spectabilis) is a bird that is guaranteed to make an impression. Whether he is gaudy or beautiful depends on your perspective.
At a glance, the lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) resembles a miniature greater scaup. However, it does display some unique characteristics.
Wagon Wheels is a child-friendly account of pioneer life in Nicodemus based on a true story.
Purple threeawn (Aristida purpurea) primarily occupies disturbed sites as an early successional species, preparing the ground for native wildflowers to move in.
When seeing the greater scaup (Aythya marila), the overall impression is that of a big, thickset duck.
Switchgrass is one of the dominant plant species of the tallgrass prairie, and it alone accounts for much of the natural soil-building that occurs on native prairies.
Interested in learning more about the 11 regions of Kansas? You’ve come to the right place! We have updated our regions guide with new information on geology and wildlife.