Originally posted on Great Lakes Pelican: With a 9-foot wingspan, American White Pelicans are one of the largest birds in North America. In recent years, the appearance of these massive birds is a more-or-less regular thing in northwest Ohio. But that wasn’t always the case. Before the 1950s, American White Pelicans populated the Great Lakes…

via Great Lakes Pelican — Wolf’s Birding and Bonsai Blog

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A new forecast says Great Lakes levels are likely to remain unusually high and may set additional records. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office in Detroit on Monday released its outlook for the next six months. Hydrologist Keith Kompoltowicz says a wet October interrupted the usual fall drop-off of water levels. Storms over Lake Michigan, Huron and Superior caused beach erosion, flooding and damage to seawalls and roads. Kompoltowicz says all five Great Lakes are […]

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