SIGHTING DETAILS OF WHITE PELICANS (Spring Migration 2017) - Ernie Goetsch's Photos

SIGHTING DETAILS OF WHITE PELICANS -- (Spring 2017 Migration)

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Sighting Details of the White Pelicans


Spring Migration 2017 - February 17 through Spring

Pelican Migration in Central Illinois – Lake Springfield

Sightings on Lake Springfield on the south end of the lake on the

Spring Creek cove, south of the Glenwood Middle School.

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Feb 17              – 20 birds at 600pm.

Feb 18 Sat       – 32 birds at 1025am.

Feb 19 Sun      – 2 birds at 510pm.

Mar 5 Sun        – 68 birds at 145pm.

Mar 6                – 60 or more birds at 700am in cove.

Mar 7                – 50 or more birds at 700am in back of cove.

Mar 8                – 17 birds at 520pm.

Mar 9                – around 20 birds at 550pm in back of the cove.

Mar 10              – around 20 birds at 7am in back of the cove.

Mar 11              – 32 birds at 1pm, north of Glenwood Middle School

                              east of the Wildlife road curve to the north from the lake

                              on the north shore.

                          – 180 birds at 5pm.

Mar 12 Sun     – 3 birds at 5pm.

Mar 14             – 26 birds at 539pm, north of Glenwood Middle School

                             east of the Wildlife road curve to the north from the lake,

                             north shore.

Mar 15             – around 20 birds at 7am in back of the cove.

                          – at 600pm, around 20 birds directly north of Bridgeview Park,

                              on the north shore bank, south of Woodland Drive.

Mar 24 Fri       – 8 birds at 5pm.

Mar 25 Sat      – 50 birds at 1030am.

Mar 26 Sun     – 20 birds at 345pm, in the Sugar Creek cove,

                             south of Glenwood Middle School

                             100 birds at 4pm, in the Sugar Creek cove north of

                             Bridgeview Park, south of Woodland Trail Dr and east of

                             Wildlife Road

Mar 27             – 50 birds at 520 pm.

Mar 28             – more than 50 birds in the back of the cove at 530 pm.

Mar 29             – more than 100 birds in the back of the cove at 620pm.

Mar 30             – more than 100 birds in the back of the cove at 700am.

Mar 31 Fri       – more than 180 birds on the south part of Lake Springfield,

                             on Sugar Creek, just northwest of Bridgeview Park.

Apr 1 Sat         – 52 birds at 1015am - on the south part of Lake Springfield,

                             on Sugar Creek, just northwest of Bridgeview Park.

Apr 3 Mon       – 20 to 30 birds at 7am, east of the I-55 bridge over the lake.

Apr 4                – around 10 birds at 7am, east of the Interstate 55 bridge

                             over the lake.

                             at 530pm, 12 birds, northwest of Bridgeview Park.

                             at 630pm 12 birds, north of Glenwood Middle School,

                             east of the Wildlife road curve to the north from the lake

Apr 6                – around 10 birds at 7am, east of the Interstate 55 bridge  

                             over the lake.

                             at 530pm, 6 birds, off of Marine Point.

Apr 8                – 22 birds at 500 pm.

Apr 9 Sun        – 60 birds at 130 pm.

Apr 10              – 160 birds at 455pm. 120 birds at 1130am, at the

                              Sugar Creek cove. – 40 birds at 1240pm, on the south

                              part of Lake Springfield, on Sugar Creek, NW of

                              Bridgeview Park, SW of Woodland Trail lake access.

Apr 11               – around 10 birds at 730am.

Apr 12               – around 10 birds at 700am.

Apr 13               – around 10 birds at 700am.

Apr 15               – 20 birds at 600pm.

Apr 21               – 1 bird at 630pm.

May 20             – 50 birds at 1030am to 1pm near Marine Point

                              on Lake Springfield.