This latest edition of KLYQ's Metcalf Wildlife Journal is all about the early returns of migrating birds.

Bob Danley has a report from the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge about red-winged blackbirds, rough-legged hawks, swans and more. The photos included on our YouTube channel show some great trumpeter swan "displays," as they try to attact a female's attention.

Things really are edging toward spring, even with a Sunday coating of snow in the Bitterroot Valley March 5.

The audio reports from the Metcalf are heard on Thursdays during our 7:30 a.m. Bitteroot Morning newscast on KLYQ 1240 AM in Hamilton and at Of course, we add the pictures and get it on the YouTube channel soon after. Speaking of that .....