Came In High, Unexpected Pelican

Came In High, Unexpected Pelican

The Pelicans usually don’t come into the creeks here from the marsh side. Fishing boats and whole Atlantic Ocean are in the opposite direction.

Came In High, Unexpected Pelican
Came In High, Unexpected Pelican

I almost missed this bird, I finally got some shots when he was almost directly overhead.

Came In High, Unexpected Pelican
Came In High, Unexpected Pelican

Pelicans may be big but they make little noise. If you are not watching they will glide right by.

Came In High, Unexpected Pelican
Came In High, Unexpected Pelican

Which is what almost happened here.

 

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