Nature’s alarm clock is back on! By 7 a.m. the calls of geese and cranes fill the marsh. Our next waterfowl alert will be the return of the White Pelican.
The pelicans normally follow the melting ice on the river, devouring the fish kill as they move north. Please post your on the comment pages of our Ramblin’ On Blog below!
Spring topics abound in the archives of Greatriver.com… Click HERE for www.greatriver.com birding archives or here for BIRDING archives from our RAMBLIN’ ON Blog. To find a vast array of articles related specifically to Eagles, or Cranes, or other subjects, use our SEARCH engines!
Though rains and snow were both sparse this year, Spring always means a heightened interest in flood conditions along the Mississippi River. Use our search engine to find interactive flood maps.
Record warmth has also prompted a number of media mentions pertaining to the ICE AGE and past GLACIAL patterns. We’ve done a number of feature stories about past ice ages and the formation of the Mississippi River. Find them here….
Ice Age Armadillos, The Clovis Connection.The Kimmswick, Missouri, mastodon …www.greatriver.com/mastodon.htm
|Glacial Lakes and Rivers form the Mississippi River Valley:
Read more about the effects of the Ice Age on the Mississippi River and the people who live along it today! …greatriver.com/Ice_Age/glacier.htm