Sadder than a wet hen

By | June 12, 2017

FWP’s Montana Outdoors magazine has a story that begins… Rain, rain, and more rain. Oh yes, and snow in the mountains. Must be late spring in Montana. While all that moisture is good for fish, it can be bad news for land-based critters, especially birds. When it rains, many of us sit inside, grumble, and maybe complain about the corn in the garden not sprouting. But at least we’re warm and dry. Picture a bird on a nest, trying to keep its eggs warm. And those poor fledglings, with their sparse feathers. It doesn’t take much cold rain to send them into deadly hypothermia. Read the full story here.

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