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.
Because deer can jump to tremendous heights, excluding them from an orchard is not easy, even with a fence. Here are some options for deterring the deer.
What to write in your garden journal? Here are 50 ideas to jog your creativity, including something for every season.
At a glance, the lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) resembles a miniature greater scaup. However, it does display some unique characteristics.
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.
The tufted duck (Aythya fuligula) may at first glance appear to be a ring-necked duck. However, this species has several differentiating characteristics worth noticing.