Following Pelicans Fly By

Following Pelicans Fly By

A series here catching a Pelican flying by low over the water.

Like the other articles I was going a little wide on the shots, trying not to zoom in too close. I didn’t want to miss any of the antics on shore.

Following Pelicans Fly By
Following Pelicans Fly By
Following Pelicans Fly By
Following Pelicans Fly By

This may have been one of the first panning shots I tried during the trip. Suddenly I remembered, I was in a boat, with tide coming in… a moving rocking boat.

Following Pelicans Fly By
Following Pelicans Fly By
Following Pelicans Fly By
Following Pelicans Fly By

On shore you can see an adult pushing a chick to stand. Pelicans are definitely not natural walkers.

Following Pelicans Fly By
Following Pelicans Fly By

After this it was time to crank up the speed and brace my knees on the bulkhead. For the record, a ton of images were blurry. We had about an 8 knot wind.

Bird Key, South Carolina.

 

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