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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The Expedition continues to wait for spring at their winter camp on the Wood River. Lewis makes observations about the weather and migrating birds.

From the journals...

Pigeons, ducks of varis kinds, and gese have returned

Meriwether Lewis

Canada goose, Branta canadensis

Canada Goose

Photo JoAnn Townsend March 30, 2012 at Ridgefield NWR.