Pelican Migration at Pigs Eye Lake

Pigs Eye Regional Park - North Unit 2165 Pigs Eye Lake Road, St. Paul, MN

2165 Pigs Eye Lake Rd, St. Paul Join us for birding at Pigs Eye Regional Park—North Unit. Each fall flocks of American White Pelicans gather in migration at the north end of Pigs Eye Lake. Here they rest up and refuel on minnows. Come wish them bon voyage as they travel to their wintering grounds […]

Sandhill Cranes at Crex Meadows SWA Grantsburg

Crex Meadows SWA 102 E Crex AveGrantsburg,

102 E. Crex Ave., Grantsburg, Wisconsin Since historic times, Greater Sandhill Cranes have congregated by the thousands every autumn evening in the marshes and ponds now called Crex Meadows, located on the north side of Grantsburg, WI. People likewise gather to witness the sight of seemingly never-ending strands and haunting sounds as the birds seek […]

Swans and Other Waterfowl Brownsville, MN

Brownsville Overlook, Brownsville, MN 13502, 14286 Great River RdBrownsville,

Swans galore are the norm just south of Brownsville, MN. Fall migration offers birders an opportunity to decide: trumpeter or tundra swan? Swans and dabbling ducks can be seen from one overlook; less than one mile away is a deep water overlook with diving waterfowl. This is a staging area for one species and is […]