Brown Pelicans Near Shore - click to enlarge

Brown Pelicans Near Shore

These birds were photographed mid day, flying along the shore (Atlantic Ocean). Typically the bright sun would have made the water much too bright, however it was just cloudy enough for these.

Brown Pelicans Near Shore - click to enlarge
Brown Pelicans Near Shore – click to enlarge

Pelicans can glide very low and close to the surface. They use the rising thermals for lift.

Brown Pelicans Near Shore - click to enlarge
Brown Pelicans Near Shore – click to enlarge

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