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 among the world’s largest birds. The Department of Natural Resources says wingspans up to 9 feet, bright white plumage with black-edged wings and large, orange bills distinguish them from other species.
Kevin Love had 30 points and 14 rebounds to finally carry the Minnesota Timberwolves over the .500 mark with an 88-77 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.
Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love brought a Range Rover full of coats to the Salvation Army in Northeast Minneapolis on Tuesday as part of his sixth annual winter coat drive.
A 59-year-old man has been sentenced for killing and attempting to kill a large number of American white pelicans, which are protected under federal law.
A 59-year-old man has pleaded guilty to killing and attempting to kill a large number of American white pelicans, which are protected under federal law.