Early Fall over the River

This time of year white pelicans, butterflies, and hummingbirds are flying south along the MS River to spend the winter near the Gulf of Mexico. Conservationist and outdoorsman Joe Royer sent this picture of the pelicans and recommends a visit to the River to watch. White pelicans are one of two species of pelicans in N. Am. They can weigh as much as 30lbs., and their wing spans can exceed 9’.