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Navigating the corn maze

Ring-necked pheasant passes through corn field north of Willmar
A ring-necked pheasant passes through rolling hills used for corn farming along County Road 5 north of Willmar the afternoon of Friday, Jan. 21, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
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Single-digit temperatures couldn't deter the curiosity of a male ring-necked pheasant as it foraged for insects and seeds along the ground while searching through endless rows of chopped cornstalks along County Road 5 north of Willmar on Friday afternoon before a snowstorm brought an additional coating of snow to the region.

Macy Moore is an award-winning photojournalist at the West Central Tribune in Willmar, Minnesota.
She can be reached via email: mmoore@wctrib.com or phone: 320.214.4338.
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