• WHAT THE STORM BLEW IN

    9 days ago - By Karen Casebeer Photography

    I got the Audubon alert early Thursday morning. Pelicans: At logans landing now. I thought the front would bring something in.
    We'd had a thunderstorm during the night, breaking the heatwave. American White Pelicans had been migrating to their breeding grounds in the Northwest and usually make it no further east than Wisconsin. But the storm had blown them across Lake Michigan into our area and I found four of them resting on a mudflat at the south end of Boardman Lake.
    Number Two began to stir first, stretching its wings, showing its black primary and secondary remiges, or flight...
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