Field Guide: A-Z

What to look for right now

Red foxes begin mating this month. Listen for their barks and squalls.

Photo of Canada goose swimming

Canada goose population in Missouri reaches its peak in mid to late December.

Photo of oyster mushrooms growing on a tree trunk

Look for oyster mushrooms during damp weather.

Image of barred owl

Barred owls are courting. Listen for "Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you all?"

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