Birding

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With half a dozen wildlife reserves, the Delta is birder's playground. In the Yazoo River Wildlife Refuge alone, there are 50,000 overwintering geese and 100,000 ducks. Migratory birds include painted and indigo buntings, prothonotary warblers, robins, marsh wren and Carolina chickadees and flocks of white pelicans on their spring and fall migrations.Panther Swamp is home to the wood duck, Mississippi official state waterfowl, and let's face it, a very handsome duck indeed! Why wouldn't you want to check him off your bird list! Bring your binoculars, your birding guide, and go!