American White Pelicans

 

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While photographing the wildflowers in Greasy last Sunday, I noticed the shadow of birds dancing on a patch of poppies. We found and watched them wheel and circle well above Sulphur Peak (3,400 feet) for ten or fifteen minutes, glinting in the sunlight. They are apparently migrating to the Northern Plains and Canada. During the latter part of the recent four-year drought, there were nearly a hundred in the gravel pits below Lake Kaweah, and from what I’m told, on the lake as well. Audubon Field Guide

 

3 responses to “American White Pelicans

  1. Very cool picture John!

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  2. Spectacular~~~~!!!

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  3. So beautiful. I’m glad you slowed down to enjoy this.

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