Winter is a great time to find animal tracks in the snow. Today on our field guide we hear how birds also leave tracks with their feet and wings.
Cheryl Bartz from Red Pine Radio reports these tracks can be much harder to decipher:
In a meadow overlooking Crystal Lake, I found some tracks in the shape of a “T.” Each leg of the “T” was about two inches wide, with no obvious beginning or end. The snow surrounding this small patch was undisturbed.
I guessed that a bird plucked a mouse or vole from the snow and flew off, but what kind of bird? And why so many tracks?