One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans

One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans

Any time we spot even a single Brown Pelican going into a dive it’s an immediate search for a place to catch the action.

They are only one of two Pelicans in the world that dive from above to catch fish. How high they may be doesn’t matter. See fish…dive.

One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans
One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans

It also doesn’t matter if there is a Cormorant, or Dolphin already there.

One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans
One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans
One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans
One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans

A slight twist of the neck before impact protects them from getting hurt.

One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans
One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans

Head first is the path, right on top of the fish. Sometimes several hit the water at the same time. Which of course is even better for me.

One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans
One Of The Great All Time Shows, Brown Pelicans

Oh yeah, it’s a very loud splash.

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