If you’ve never watched pelicans flying, you’ve missed a magnificent sight!
American White Pelicans are one of the largest water birds in North America, standing five feet high with a nine-foot wingspan. Up close, they may seem strange-looking and awkward; but when flocks soar high in the sky, circling together in graceful unison, they produce a spectacular, choreographed dance. The sun touches them differently as they glide together in slow circles; one moment you see them as specks of white, then you see the black edges of their wings, and then suddenly they seem to disappear.[Read more…]