Horicon Marsh is located in central Wisconsin, NE of Madison, and encompasses over 32,000 acres. In the early 1900s attempts were made to drain the marsh for agriculture. Eventually, farmers realized the land could not be adequately cultivated and thankfully as time went on, restoration projects started and continue to this day to make Horicon
Going through some photos and found this one from Horicon Marsh last month. Gotta love those Pelicans!! See more Skywatch Friday photos!!
There are eight pelican species in the world and the American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) is the larger of the two species found in North America. and is also the only white-colored one. [Other pelicans are white as well.] American White Pelicans dip their heads under the water to scoop up fish. They will work
This Skywatch is a collection of those amazing birds we like to call Pelicans!! Both Brown and American White Pelicans are represented. Enjoy and be a part of watching the sky each week.
Have a wonderful Fourth of July and celebrate this great country. We may have our problems (who doesn’t?) but this is still a great place to live (and not just for the birds).