Expeditions Shorts

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Naturalist, author, educator and Emmy-winning host Dr. Patrick McMillan embarks on fascinating adventures throughout North and South America. The following shorts have been provided from Expeditions with Patrick McMillan

Closed captioning has been provided for these broadcast segments.

Snow Bunting | Expeditions Shorts
Snow Bunting | Expeditions Shorts

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Patrick McMillan visits the North Slope Region of Alaska, where he showcases two species of bird which reside in this freezing cold region: the Snow Bunting, and the Lapland Longspur. The Snow Bunting...
Snow Buttercup | Expeditions Shorts
Snow Buttercup | Expeditions Shorts

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Patrick McMillan visits Loveland Pass, Colorado, where he shows us Snow Buttercup flowers. These flowers take advantage of the insulation provided by layers of snow. The snow also protects these...
Montezuma Quail | Expeditions Shorts
Montezuma Quail | Expeditions Shorts

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Here at Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch in Arizona, Patrick McMillan and Pedro Chavarria talk about an uncommon species of bird found in Arizona, the Montezuma Quail. This bird is a native of Mexico...
Birch Tundra | Expeditions Shorts
Birch Tundra | Expeditions Shorts

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Here in the Seward Peninsula in Alaska, Patrick talks about tundras: vast open areas without trees, but many species of grass, and woody, shrubby plants, like the American Dwarf Birch, and Arctic...
Tufted Milkweed | Expeditions Shorts
Tufted Milkweed | Expeditions Shorts

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Patrick McMillan, joined by Linda Kennedy, visits Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch in Arizona. Here, they showcase the Tufted Milkweed, a species of flower which grows in the area. What makes the...
Slave Cabin | Expeditions Shorts
Slave Cabin | Expeditions Shorts

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Here at Nemors Plantation, in Beaufort County, South Carolina, Patrick McMillan shows us a nest of Black Vultures residing in an old, dilapidated slave cabin dating back to the 1700’s! One black...
Least Grebe | Expeditions Shorts
Least Grebe | Expeditions Shorts

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Here in the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, in Alamo, Texas, Patrick McMillan shows us several species of duck in this area: the Least Grebe, and the Pied-Billed Grebe. Black-Necked Stilts, a...
Florida Yellow Bladderwort | Expeditions Shorts
Florida Yellow Bladderwort | Expeditions Shorts

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In Apalachicola National Forest, Patrick talks about Karst Topography, or giant limestone sinkholes located all over Florida. When these sinkholes fill up with water, many species of plants and...

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