Weathering the storm: Winter to go down as tough one, next few weeks will determine impact on wildlife
Luke Fehr was scouting for wildlife one day in early February when he came across a Hungarian partridge sitting along the side of a gravel road.
It’s not an uncommon sight in winter. Birds of the prairie, Hungarian partridges often hunker along roadsides to pick at gravel or exposed food sources such as seeds or waste grains. To stay warm in the open country, they’ll huddle in roosting rings called rosettes and rely on each other for heat.
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