Brown Pelican Following The Tide - click to enlarge

Brown Pelican Following The Tide

You can always tell when the tide is moving, and schools of fish are around it.

Brown Pelican Following The Tide - click to enlarge
Brown Pelican Following The Tide – click to enlarge

There is action above and below the water. A simple signal are the big Pelicans.

Brown Pelican Following The Tide - click to enlarge
Brown Pelican Following The Tide – click to enlarge
Brown Pelican Following The Tide - click to enlarge
Brown Pelican Following The Tide – click to enlarge

They move with the Dolphin below and the small terns making quick dives.

Brown Pelican Following The Tide - click to enlarge
Brown Pelican Following The Tide – click to enlarge

In open water the Pelicans dive for fish, but when inside shallow inlets they can sit on the shore and make quick grabs of the smaller fish. When a Dolphin herds fish these guys will crash right in with the huge animals a steal from them.

 

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