MRVNWR - Dec 28, 2013, a set on Flickr.I spent Saturday morning and early afternoon within the Minnesota River Valley National Wildlife Refuge.
It was interested because there was one American white pelican and one great blue heron. These birds usually migrate south. Both seemed to be making a good living handing out where the warm water from the Black Dog power plant hits the river. It doesn't freeze over here.
There were about 30 mallards, 5 trumpeter swans, 2 hooded mergansers and one common goldeneye enjoying the small fish. I saw three bald eagles while I was there but none came close.
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