A Well Executed Attack, Pelican

A Well Executed Attack, Pelican

Every time I see Brown Pelican start the hunt it’s special. The dive is even better if it involves more than one bird.

A Well Executed Attack, Pelican
A Well Executed Attack, Pelican

How can they possibly see a school of fish, underwater, from up there.

A Well Executed Attack, Pelican
A Well Executed Attack, Pelican
A Well Executed Attack, Pelican
A Well Executed Attack, Pelican

This dive involved two birds that did everything as a team, or at least very aware of each other.

A Well Executed Attack, Pelican
A Well Executed Attack, Pelican

They hit the water at the same moment. Considering the entire dive start to finish was under one second that’s pretty impressive.

A Well Executed Attack, Pelican
A Well Executed Attack, Pelican

The photograph above shows how close they were at the time thye broke the surface.

 

 

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