Today in Pictures: White pelicans on the Rock River

Phot submitted by Ellen Drew Prather
Photo submitted by Ellen Drew Prather

Online Staff Report

Every spring, the Rock River becomes a haven for migratory birds, including the American white pelican.

April 20, Ellen Drew Prather, of 8 Eyes Photography, submitted this shot of a colony of pelicans on The Rock River Times Facebook page. Prather captured the photo near Oregon, Ill.

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