LIVE WEBCAM WITH SANDHILL CRANES AND WATERFOWL

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  • Location: Upper Mississippi National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, Illinois, United States
  • Source: www.explore.org
  • Info: Live streaming webcam with sandhill cranes and waterfowl on the Mississippi River. The Mississippi flyway cam shows migrating birds, resident birds and wildlife of the river. Visitors include American white pelicans, sandhill cranes, Caspian terns, cormorants, and many species of ducks, gulls, and other waterfowl.




More info: The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants. The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge is a 240,000-acre (970 km2) 261-mile long (420 km) National Wildlife Refuge located in and along the Upper Mississippi River. It runs from Wabasha, Minnesota in the north to Rock Island, Illinois in the south.

The Refuge provides protected habitat for fish, wildlife and plants, and is an important breeding area for several bird species.