Cruising Brown Pelican
I love these birds. There is something graceful and ancient about them. The Brown Pelican is large and full of character. He's graceful... that is until he needs to land then it's like watching a rookie pilot landing on an aircraft carrier in a storm. It's goofy at best, but they get it done. These creatures cruise by low and slow, riding the thermals along the coast. Surfing is a joy when they come close just inches over the water.
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