PELICAN ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; Leads you to believe that it would have lots of pelicans. But of course, after we thought about it we should have known pelicans eat fish and like lots of them, so fishing near the ocean would be more appealing than in a large land…
The boat ride with Captain Phil and the reserve nature guide is the best way to see America’s first Nature Preserve. The native brown pelicans are abundant after being nearly wiped out by DDT. We saw nesting brown pelicans, migrating white pelicans, many types of herons,…
Centennial trail is good short walk to observation deck overlooking the water and islands with nesting birds. There was not much birdlife when we there but did see some interesting species.
Went on Wednesday guided tour and thoroughly enjoyed. Learned so much about the bird, nature and our tour guides were so friendly, informative and passionate about the refuge. Definitely worth seeing.
We entered from the north end and drove south...stops along the with short trails....time only permitted us to take the Centennial Trail....saw some Northern Shovelers. Great White Heron, butterflies