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Brown Pelican In Charleston Harbor

The description of this bird always reads “a small pelican”…. 4 1/2 feet (137 cm) is not small! The wings are 8 feet (2.5 m). Again, not all that small.

Brown Pelican - Click To Enlarge
Brown Pelican – Click To Enlarge
Brown Pelican - Click To Enlarge
Brown Pelican – Click To Enlarge

Landing and taking off are always interesting. rarely is it graceful.

Brown Pelican - Click To Enlarge
Brown Pelican – Click To Enlarge
Brown Pelican - Click To Enlarge
Brown Pelican – Click To Enlarge

Once in the air they are amazing.

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