Tag Archives: pelican

Open Wide

Pelicans are extremely flexible.  I caught this one rotating his beak clockwise from 9 to 5 o’clock.  I just happened to catch it at 12 o’clock. Why?  I don’t know, but I saw several of them doing it.  It looked … Continue reading

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Posing Pelican

On the same morning I saw my first reddish heron,  I found a pelican nesting site nearby. It was in the backwaters of Sarasota Bay, near a public boat dock surrounded by mangroves.  Early morning, active birds, including heron and … Continue reading

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Reflections

Thanksgiving, a time to reflect on all of the good things in your life, a time to give thanks for all of your blessings. This pelican was one of six that was rescued from the Gulf oil spill and adopted … Continue reading

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