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American White Pelican in Flight

Photograph of American White Pelican in flight
In flight pelicans may either flap their wings or soar. They typically fly with their heads back on their body, not with necks extended. More

American White Pelican Swimming

Photograph of an American White Pelican swimming
American white pelicans are very large, with a white body, black wing tips, and black partial trailing edge; the skin of legs and pouch and the huge bill are yellow to orange. More

American White Pelicans Flying in Formation

Photograph of American White Pelicans flying in formation
Large flocks of pelicans flap and soar as they circle higher and higher. At a considerable altitude, they may veer off in one direction as a single-line or V-shaped pattern. More

American White Pelicans Skimming Water Surface

Photograph of American White Pelicans flying above water surface
In Missouri, the American white pelican is a common transient on large lakes, reservoirs, and marshes. Nonbreeding birds may linger during summer. they may rarely occur on open water in winter. More

Applications open Sept. 1 for waterfowl hunting reservations

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Applications for Grand Pass, Eagle Bluffs and Otter Slough will be handled under Quick Draw again this year. More

Applications open Sept. 1 for waterfowl hunting reservations

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Duck Hunting
Applications for Grand Pass, Eagle Bluffs and Otter Slough will be handled under a modified Quick Draw system. More

Applications open Sept. 1 for waterfowl hunting reservations

Procedures remain unchanged from last year. More

August Conservation Action

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Wood ducks seem to like their woods near water. They frequent wetland forests and the margins of streams and ponds, where you can often spot them searching for aquatic insects. More

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There’s nothing subtle about snow geese. More