Gliding Over The Surface, Pelican

Gliding Over The Surface, Pelican

Pelicans are masters at working the air currents. Brown Pelican are known to ride the thermals rising from the waters surface.

Gliding Over The Surface, Pelican
Gliding Over The Surface, Pelican

Above is a good example. This water is a large creek that runs right into Charleston Harbor. Both sides of the creek have commercial fishing piers. Pelicans ride the air between the piers following the fishing boats.

Shem Creek, South Carolina.

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