Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge
Carroll County, IL
17 June 2009
Here is a photograph taken
by Russell Engelke, the Supervisory Wildlife Refuge Specialist at
Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, of American
White Pelican chicks at a colony on the refuge in Carroll County.
The photo was taken 17 June 2009. This is the first documented nesting
of American White Pelicans in Illinois.