egrets http://iowapublicradio.org en Great Waterbirds of Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/great-waterbirds-iowa <p>With their long elegant necks, spindly legs and otherworldly calls, an encounter with one of Iowa's herons can take your breath away.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe talks with Wildlife Biologist Jim Pease about his summer spent paddling many of Iowa's waterways.&nbsp; On those trips he has gotten up close with Great Blue Herons, Green Herons and Egrets, some of Iowa's most impressive waterbirds.&nbsp; We learn about their mating, nesting and feeding habits.</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:31:15 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Katherine Perkins 43062 at http://iowapublicradio.org Great Waterbirds of Iowa Wildlife Day: Our Wetland Birds http://iowapublicradio.org/post/wildlife-day-our-wetland-birds <p>With their long elegant necks, broad wingspans and otherworldly calls an encounter with one of Iowa’s herons can take your breath away.&nbsp; Today on Talk of Iowa, wildlife biologist Jim Pease joins the discussion to talk about Great Blue Herons, Green Herons and Egrets, some of Iowa’s most beautiful water birds.</p><p></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:43:14 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Charity Nebbe 23667 at http://iowapublicradio.org Wildlife Day: Our Wetland Birds