I See Nose Bumps, White Pelican

I See Nose Bumps, White Pelican

Look close and you can see ‘bumps’ appearing on the top bill of these Pelicans.

I See Nose Bumps, White Pelican
I See Nose Bumps, White Pelican

This is a sign of breeding season. The bumps will grow through the mating time. And then, fall off.

I See Nose Bumps, White Pelican
I See Nose Bumps, White Pelican

Both male and female grow them.

 

6 thoughts on “I See Nose Bumps, White Pelican”

  1. The first time I saw the full nose bumps on one, I thought it was a deformity! I had never heard of it before. Shows our ignorance but we think we know it all!

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