Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - prairie chicken Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:12:09 GMT Lovebirds: Prairie Chicken Courtship http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/9/Lovebirds-Prairie-Chicken-Courtship/3020/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/PrairieChicken.jpg'/><br/> If you have the chance to spend an early spring day in the native tallgrass prairies of Kansas, you may hear the low booming sounds of a male greater prairie chicken attempting to attract a hen. Birdwatchers and hunters both flock to Kansas in search of these gorgeous birds, known for their&nbsp;peculiar breeding behavior. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/9/Lovebirds-Prairie-Chicken-Courtship/3020/ Catching a glimpse at the Kansas Birding Festival http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/Catching-a-glimpse-at-the-Kansas-Birding-Festival/1973/ I’ve never been birding in Kansas but it’s safe to say I’d be selling my experience as a Kansan short if I didn’t. Our state can be one of the most opportunistic places to see rare species ... Thu, 26 Apr 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/Catching-a-glimpse-at-the-Kansas-Birding-Festival/1973/ Kansas Hunters Enjoy Variety http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/31/Kansas-Hunters-Enjoy-Variety/991/ I've never been much of a specialist. My dedication to pastimes has always been seasonal. When I was a boy playing sports, I loved to play football -- until it was basketball season. Then I loved basketball. I'm the same way with hunting and fishing. I love to fish until hunting seasons start. And even then, I have trouble being faithful. I love to hunt ducks until the deer rut starts. Then I love to bowhunt deer until the pheasant and quail seasons open. Deciding what to hunt in Kansas can make you dizzy. Wed, 31 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/31/Kansas-Hunters-Enjoy-Variety/991/