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Fog, Birding & Life

When I arrived at Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area this morning, dense fog covered the Missouri River floodplain. Chilly October air had settled in the valley overnight, interacting with the warm, moist ground to produce saturated air at the surface. Entering the preserve, I found that the visibility was no more than ten yards and I pulled over to wait for the rising sun to warm the air and "burn off" the mist.
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