Hundreds of pelicans have descended upon the refuge the last few weeks and they are spectacular!
Waterfowl Migration Watch
Each week during the fall, biologists fly over the Upper Mississippi River and Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuges to estimate bird use.
Waterfowl migration counts
Showcasing the activities and accomplishments of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
American White Pelican
Many pelicans feed together, cooperatively concentrating fish and simultaneously dipping their heads to catch fish.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014