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VIDEO EXPLORES IMPACTS OF WINTER WEATHER ON KANSAS WILDLIFE

Songbirds most vulnerable to ice-coated landscapes

As icy landscapes begin to thaw, songbirds celebrate with a meal. The recent storms that encased much of Kansas in ice illustrate the challenges wildlife face each winter. Songbirds are especially vulnerable to ice storms since the seeds and buds they rely on for food are ice-encrusted and inaccessible.

In this video, KDWP’s Ken Brunson discusses the winter storm challenges songbirds and other wildlife face.

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