In a clear, blue autumn sky, hundreds of American white pelicans soar in a circulating pattern above the Mississippi River flyway. The majestic birds with the eight-foot wingspan are slowly meandering their way along the annual fall migration to the Gulf of Mexico.
American White Pelicans are some of the largest birds in North America, and they are landing in Minnesota.
Snowy owls are showing up in large numbers this winter, frequenting areas far from their normal arctic habitat. On a light pole in Ramsey Monday sat a snowy that has become somewhat of a star, posing for all kinds of incredible nature photographs.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has placed a live webcam in a peregrine falcon box in downtown St. Paul to give the public a view into the lives of the world’s fastest animal.