More Pelicans

More Pelicans

Actually, a lot more Pelicans.

More Pelicans
More Pelicans

Many Laughing Gulls, adult and juvenile too. If you view above large, all those big solid white birds in the background are baby Pelicans.

More Pelicans
More Pelicans

A solitary adult, probably taking a break from the youngsters.

The adults can fly off to fish, or just rest, since juvenile Pelicans are cared for by the entire rookery. I have heard some species of birds in large roosts do that but this was the first time I saw it.

Charleston, South Carolina.

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