Tag Archives: birds

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.

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.

 

Close To A Wood Stork

Getting a close shot of a Wood Stork is usually difficult , they are in the open marsh, far enough to feel safe and comfortable with feeding.

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Close To A Wood Stork – Click To Enlarge

Several of the birds wandered closer than normal allowing us to get a nice full body silhouette look.

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Close To A Wood Stork – Click To Enlarge
Close To A Wood Stork - Click To Enlarge
Close To A Wood Stork – Click To Enlarge