migrate http://peoriapublicradio.org en Trumpeter Swans Flock In Record Numbers To Bird Sanctuary http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/trumpeter-swans-flock-record-numbers-bird-sanctuary <p>Every winter, hundreds of trumpeter swans migrate from their breeding grounds in Wisconsin to the Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary, just across the Mississippi River from Alton, Illinois. &nbsp;This year there are about 900 of them ― a record for our area. &nbsp;On a recent cold, blustery morning, IPR’s Véronique LaCapra drove up to see ― and hear ― the swans…and produced this audio postcard:</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 17999 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Trumpeter Swans Flock In Record Numbers To Bird Sanctuary