Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling

Blog For Tag "wordless wednesday"

  • Wordless Wednesday – Yawning Fox Pup

    MAY. 27, 2015

    Photo by Carl Kurtz

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  • Wordless Wednesday – Virginia Opossum

    DEC. 24, 2014

    Here are two different Virginia Opossums our Blufflands Program Manager,  Brian Fankhauser  came across and photographed while doing the annual site inspection of the Jester property in Winneshiek County. Virginia Opossums are the most common opossum species throughout the United States.

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  • Wordless Wednesday – Northern Saw-Whet Owl

    DEC. 17, 2014

    This little owl is only eight inches high and hunts at night eating mostly mice.  They migrate to Iowa in the winter from Northern Minnesota and Canada and return north in March. This one was found and photographed a couple weeks ago in Ida County by Robert Gillespie.

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  • Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at INHF!

    NOV. 27, 2014

    We want to wish all of our members and friends a great Thanksgiving. Thank you all for your support these last 35 years! Photo credit: Nathan Houck

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  • Wordless Wednesday – Big Bluestem

    NOV. 19, 2014

    Andropogon gerardii, commonly known as big bluestem, is a flowering stalk that grows 3-7 inches tall. The tips of the flower stalk closely resembles the foot of a bird, which makes this perennial earn its other nickname, turkeyfoot. This photo was taken around the area of Stone State Park by longtime INHF member, Robert Gillespie of Sioux City.

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