|Canoes at Oak Hammock, waiting to be paddled.|
For the next two hours, we paddled through a couple of different wetland cells, spying gulls, terns, blackbirds, and several other species.
But the highlight came as we paddled quietly toward a small island covered with American white pelicans.
|White pelicans hanging out on a small island.|
(A slightly different version of this story appeared in a 2007 issue of Conservator magazine.)
Fall migration at Oak Hammock.