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Spend Less Time in the Heat this Summer – for the Birds

May 25, 2016, 12:41 pm | Adam Janke

Forgoing mowing in spring and delaying summer mowing allows sufficient time for Iowa’s breeding pheasants, quail, meadowlarks and 16 other common species of grassland-nesting birds to raise their young in nests they build during this time of the year. Read more about Spend Less Time in the Heat this Summer – for the Birds

Wildlife: Prevent Birds from Flying into Windows and Doors

May 3, 2012, 1:14 pm | Rebecca Christoffel, Christopher Weishaar

Spring is in the air, which also brings nesting time for Iowa’s songbirds. While many homeowners enjoy seeing and feeding the birds, it can be disconcerting for homeowners who have birds fly into glass doors or windows again and again. An Iowa State University Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist offers suggestions for dealing with this problem. Read more about Wildlife: Prevent Birds from Flying into Windows and Doors

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