Wandering Birds of the Great Basin
What do these birds and people have in common? They all live in the sagebrush-dominated
landscapes we know as the Great Basin and Columbia
Plateau. The main difference is that for the most part the people stay put
and don't realize -- barely even think about -- how this vast region functions as
an integrated whole. The birds have a different view. Through their annual cycles
they move throughout the region and beyond. Different parts of the Great Basin contribute
to each bird's survival as their migratory routes take them through Idaho, Utah,
Nevada and ... where else?
Click on the button below to enter the world of 'Wandering' Birds. Soar with pelicans and stoop with
falcons as you discover how these birds depend on the entire region for sustenance.
Learn how these birds provide a link between cowboy, boater, and biologist. Let
the birds teach us how every action, no matter how small or local, is connected
with the health of the entire Great Basin and beyond.
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