Brown Pelican Pelicanus occidentalis

The pelicans have become our friends over the years. The elegance with which they glide only inches above the water is always fascinating. Then they go up into the air just to have a better overview and then dive bomb down to get their breakfast. Most of the time the fish is too big. But there is always a way to swallow it. They have trouble getting up again, it doesn't look very elegant .. But the huige span of their wings certainly helps, up to 2 meters. And after a while the game starts anew...

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