Snatch A Little Lunch, Pelican

This Pelican had no need to dive from the air. Whatever he wanted looked to swim right up to him.

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Snatch A Little Lunch, Pelican – Click To Enlarge

It might have been a little deeper than he expected though.

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Snatch A Little Lunch, Pelican – Click To Enlarge

If you open a big mouth like that while under it will probably fill with water.

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Snatch A Little Lunch, Pelican – Click To Enlarge

In this case the planned meal was more of a snack.

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Snatch A Little Lunch, Pelican – Click To Enlarge

Or he missed. I’m not sure which.

Absolum Williams, CSA H L Hunley

On March 25, 2000, more than 2,500 people came to the old Magnolia Cemetery to bury five crew members with full military honors. They were buried alongside the H. L. Hunley’s second crew.

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H L Hunley Crew Member – Click To Enlarge

One of the earliest submarines, the first submarine to ever sink an enemy warship in battle, was the H L Hunley of the Confederate Navy. I’m pretty sure it was also the only submarine to be sunk three times. If at first…

 

 

Just Watching A Wood Stork

If you visit this web site on any kind of regular basis I’m sure the ‘Wood Stork’ theme has not gone unnoticed.

The flocks are moving around now so sightings will decrease (and so will the articles).

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Just Watching A Wood Stork – Click To Enlarge

Until recently this bird was endangered and not very common. Getting any photographs was an accomplishment.

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Just Watching A Wood Stork – Click To Enlarge

With the large flocks this year we can’t help but ‘stock up’ before they are gone.

Click any image below to view the gallery.

 

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