Category Archives: Wildlife

Wildlife Photography

Making An Entrance, Brown Pelican

Brown Pelicans can be a contradiction. A clumsy dinosaur on land, even working to take off. However, once in the air they are in complete control.

Below an adult almost stopped in mid flight to gently float down into the shallow surf.

Making An Entrance, Brown Pelican
Making An Entrance, Brown Pelican

Because this is such a busy place, with many opportunities, I tried to hold back on ‘the button’ until just as they dropped down. Of course many shots were trash, few perfect, but still amazing to get the chance at these.

 

Might Regret They Moved South, White Pelicans

Now that we have hit that ‘wonderful’ tropical heat/humidity these residents might be wishing for cooler northern weather.

Might Regret They Moved South, White Pelicans
Might Regret They Moved South, White Pelicans
Might Regret They Moved South, White Pelicans
Might Regret They Moved South, White Pelicans

At least they didn’t make that long trip.

Might Regret They Moved South, White Pelicans
Might Regret They Moved South, White Pelicans

ACE Basin, South Carolina.