Home Up Brown Pelican

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I captured these white pelicans in the San Francisco Bay Area, everywhere from Martinez to Lake Merritt and Lafayette Reservoir.

White pelican in Lafayette Reservoir

 

White pelican at Martinez Shoreline

White pelican. The wingspan is 9 feet

Pelican & cormorant

White pelican & Common Merganser

 

   White pelicans and cormorants.   Shall we take off together?

 

Pelicans and double-crested cormorants in Lake del Valle

 

The ancient ones, going back at least 100 million years

White pelicans at Del Valle Lake

  White Pelican at San Pablo Reservoir

White pelican

 

White pelican & gulls

White pelicans

 

White pelican

White pelican

 

White pelican: One can't look        dignified all the time

 

 

               White pelican

 

White pelican

 

 

White pelican

 

 

White pelican with a fish in the beak

 

White pelicans lined up in Lafayette Reservoir

  

White pelicans on a fishing party at the Martinez pond. Stirring up the mud to get the prey out.

White pelicans swallowing the fish

  White pelicans in a family photo-op

White pelicans on a peaceful afternoon

 

A Pelican with some privacy

 

White Pelican

 

 

 

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Copyright 1999 by Fritz Wilhelm, Zero & One,
Last modified: July 22, 2012