Purple martins returned to Wichita over the weekend, again in Old Town. Mark Schuyler shot this video Monday night, July 25, 2016, from the parking garage at the Hotel at Old Town. (Video courtesy of Mark Schuyler)
Ranchers north of Tulsa, Oklahoma, spotted this eagle covered with ice Tuesday afternoon after an ice storm. Game Warden Spencer Grace arrived and located the bird; he was eventually able to catch it and warm the bird up in his truck. About 45 min
Kevin and Stephanie O’Brien are opening a full service dock and convenience store at Cheney Reservoir. They are installing docks beginning in March and will have their store open and fuel available. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
A game warden narrowly avoids a collision with a deer just south of Atchison, earlier this week. The Kansas game wardens posted video on their Facebook page. The warden saw the deer in the ditch and was able to slow down before it ran in front of
A Kansas game warden in Clark County responded to two bucks with their antlers locked together this week. One had died, according to the wardens' Facebook page. This video is from the game warden's body camera.
October signals the start of the mating season for deer in Kansas, and they will be on the move in greater numbers. The Kansas Highway Patrol tells what to watch for as you drive the roads and highways in Kansas. (Kansas Highway Patrol/YouTube)
Jason Black, McPherson Valley Wetlands manager, had a field of sunflowers awaiting hunters for Friday morning's opening of dove season. The field was popular with the birds, and bird hunters. (Video by Michael Pearce / The Wichita Eagle)
Thousands of pelicans were at the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area, near Great Bend Wednesday evening along with numerous shore birds. Thousands more are expected over the next several weeks at both Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Ref