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Mississippi Flyway

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The Mississippi Flyway is a bird migration route that generally follows the Mississippi River in the United States and the Mackenzie River in Canada. [1]

23 relations: Anseriformes, Arctic Ocean, Arkansas, Atlantic Flyway, Bird, Bird migration, Canada, Central Flyway, Driftless Area, Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana, Mackenzie River, Minneapolis, Mississippi, Mississippi River, Missouri, National Audubon Society, Pacific Flyway, Patagonia, U.S. Bank Stadium, United States, Upper Mississippi River, Wader.


Anseriformes is an order of birds that comprise about 180 living species in three families: Anhimidae (the screamers), Anseranatidae (the magpie goose), and Anatidae, the largest family, which includes over 170 species of waterfowl, among them the ducks, geese, and swans.

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Arctic Ocean

The Arctic Ocean is the smallest and shallowest of the world's five major oceans.

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Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.

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Atlantic Flyway

The Atlantic Flyway is a bird migration route that generally follows the Atlantic Coast of North America and the Appalachian Mountains.

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Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.

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Bird migration

Bird migration is the regular seasonal movement, often north and south along a flyway, between breeding and wintering grounds.

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Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Central Flyway

The Central Flyway is a bird migration route that generally follows the Great Plains in the United States and Canada.

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Driftless Area

The Driftless Area is a region in Minnesota, Wisconsin, northwestern Illinois, and northeastern Iowa of the American Midwest that was never glaciated.

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Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.

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Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Mackenzie River

The Mackenzie River (Slavey language: Deh-Cho, big river or Inuvialuktun: Kuukpak, great river; fleuve (de) Mackenzie) is the longest river system in Canada, and has the second largest drainage basin of any North American river after the Mississippi River.

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Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.

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Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.

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Mississippi River

The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.

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Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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National Audubon Society

The National Audubon Society (Audubon) is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to conservation.

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Pacific Flyway

The Pacific Flyway is a major north-south flyway for migratory birds in America, extending from Alaska to Patagonia.

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Patagonia is a sparsely populated region located at the southern end of South America, shared by Argentina and Chile.

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U.S. Bank Stadium

U.S. Bank Stadium is an enclosed stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Upper Mississippi River

The Upper Mississippi River is the portion of the Mississippi River upstream of Cairo, Illinois, United States.

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Waders are birds commonly found along shorelines and mudflats that wade in order to forage for food (such as insects or crustaceans) in the mud or sand.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi_Flyway

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