Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
Discover the ZEISS Digital Nature Hub

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Minnesota Wintering trumpeter Swans

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
Old Monday 10th December 2007, 12:21   #1
TRMichels
Registered User

 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 40
Minnesota Wintering trumpeter Swans

For anyone interested in Swans, I got an e-mail from the Monticello, Minnesota, Chamber of Commerce. There are currently about 700 Trumpeter Swans on the river in downtown Monticello. In tha pst there have been as many as 1500.

Trumpeter Swans were re-introduced to Minnesota severl years ago, and many of the Swans from Canada, Wisconsin and Minnesota now winter on the river, which stays opne to the hot water discharge from the power plant in Monticello. The "Swan Lady" began feeding them corn in the 90's, and now they stay around from late October / early November until late February / early March (until the lakes open up).

You can view, and photograph, the Trumpeter Swans, and American coots, mallards and Canada Geese, as close as 30 yards away. We are running a tour up there next weekend.
__________________
May God bless you and yours,
TRMichels is offline  
Reply With Quote
Advertisement
Reply


Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Black Swans with wild swans Stephen Dunstan Birds & Birding 26 Monday 30th May 2005 19:47

{googleads}

Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.15209103 seconds with 13 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 04:54.