American White Pelican
Latin: Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Water quality improves when we protect and restore these habitats
Least Bittern Photo: Steve Arena, USFWS Volunteer
Even as birds face a host of challenges, our accomplishments ensure that Minnesota Iowa and Missouri continue to be strongholds in a changing climate. Least Bitterns, Sharp-tailed Grouse, American White Pelicans, and a host of grassland songbirds benefit from our work in grassland, wetland, and prairie habitats.
Conserving Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in northwest Minnesota