Thursday, June 12, 2014

Pelican at Blackpool Zoo


Eastern White Pelicans (Pelecanus ononcrotalus) live in large colonies with up to 50,000 pairs. They spend the early hours of the morning fishing until about 9am. The rest of the day is spent preening, bathing and resting.

I came across these a year ago but have only just now got round to sorting through the photographs.

A contribution to
Water World Wednesday;
signs, signs;
Good Fences;
Saturday Critters;
I'd rather b birdin;
Camera Critters.


17 comments:

  1. hahhaa...love these pelicans...and the fence is great, too.
    Happy Good Fences Day.

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  2. that shot made me smile! what a great perspective. :) thanks for linking to good fences!

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  3. Love that "smile" on the pelican! I am going to carry that visual in my head all day. What a great way to start my day! Thanks. :)

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  4. I would not want to get bitten by one of those!

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  5. I always appreciate fences combined with wild life!

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  6. The Pelicans are another favorite of mine, great capture. Thank you for linking up with my critter party. Have a happy weekend!

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  7. They look like bisque statues! So pretty!

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  8. Aren't they pretty! Love how pristine they look! Must be all that preening! ha.

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  9. Love love love this...the profile is perfection!!

    Thanks for linking up this weekend at the Bird D'Pot!! All the birders appreciate your participation.

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  10. Wonderful birds ! Really great shot !

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  11. Nice shot. I like the combinaton with the sign.

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  12. Pelicans are such cool birds. I like the sign!

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  13. Love your perspective. Yep, looks like they could bite pretty good.

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