New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Dry North, Cold South May Impact Spring Waterfowl

 

March 8, 2021

Simonson Photo.

Snow geese have begun their migration in southern latitudes, but impacts from the recent cold weather down south, and a lack of a snow line up north both may impact how fast the birds move.

Early spring-like conditions have many fans of the outdoors thinking about returning flocks of snow geese, Canada geese, mallards and other waterfowl flying into the area as a sure sign that the season has come ahead of schedule. As the limited snow recedes and things begin to warm up, some concerns about what those birds will find upon their return to the region are beginning to mount. Accordi...



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