On The Hunt, Brown Pelican

On The Hunt, Brown Pelican

The photographs tell the story, very clearly. Our timing was perfect with the tide and wind.

On The Hunt, Brown Pelican
On The Hunt, Brown Pelican

Brown Pelicans hunt schools of fish different than other Pelicans. First they search the water from up high.

On The Hunt, Brown Pelican
On The Hunt, Brown Pelican

Next a turn to line up with their prey.

On The Hunt, Brown Pelican
On The Hunt, Brown Pelican

Once even with the fish it’s a deep and fast dive…

On The Hunt, Brown Pelican
On The Hunt, Brown Pelican

Full speed, head first to grab their prey.

On The Hunt, Brown Pelican
On The Hunt, Brown Pelican

It’s loud, quick, and really exciting to watch.

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