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White Pelican for Daenna



I apologize for the repost, but find it interesting comparing the two White Pelicans. My bird book also comments on the plate on top of the bill indicating a breeding adult. Still don't know why this guy is totally white.


Russ


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tom melton
very nice,like it
#1 Sat November 10, 2007 3:52pm

jimmyedmonds
Nice shot russ......Jimmy.
#2 Sat November 10, 2007 4:11pm

vab
A lovely shot with the other birds just visible. Like the action as well. Viv
#3 Sat November 10, 2007 4:43pm

D.Newkirk
No appologies needed, Russ! Love to see your pelicans and compare them. I went to my book, Birds of North America,...(I'm going to get another book that covers birds world wide if I can...this is such an interesting subject!) and it shows an adult male that is all white, much like yours. But the book also shows three in flight with black on the underside of their wings, like mine. Unfortunately the book doesn't give an explaination of the differences and lists both as American Whites. I have it listed as 62"-H and 108"-W on size. Ours seem to come up from the Gulf Coast and Louisiana. Some go up into Canada, but a good number summer here because of the large man-made lake and dam, –Saylorville Lake in Polk City, Iowa. Your pelicans have lovely almost lemon yellow coloring around there eyes and mine have very little yellow and have darker pigment surrounds. Now you are in Maryland and your pelicans may winter more in the tip of Florida. I'll keep looking about to see what else I can find out! Thank you for posting this Lovely shot! Hope someday I can get some better shots of the pelicans here. I have a couple more shots, but still not as good as your shots and Alans. Smile Daenna
#4 Sat November 10, 2007 10:00pm

fluffy
Great shot Russ.....lots of action and interst with the other birds......that's togetherness if ever I saw itSmile....Alan.......Russ, with many bird species there are sub-species, that may be the case with your all white bird...I don't have an American bird book, so I am only assumingSmile
#5 Sat November 10, 2007 10:04pm

Mundschenk
Daenna:


Thanks for your research... These guys were photographed in Florida at the Ding Darling wildlife sanctuary on Sanibel Island.. Please don't compare shots - I love them all!!


Russ
#6 Sun November 11, 2007 12:37am

D.Newkirk
We have Ding Darling's works at our Neil Smith prairie and wildlife sanctuary in Marion or Mahaska County. I go every year to shoot buffalo...well not shoot them, take photo's. Smile Daenna
#7 Sun November 11, 2007 1:55am

Amandart
I love those feathers! Thumbs Up!
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#8 Tue November 13, 2007 4:36am

aperdan
Good shot.
#9 Fri March 30, 2012 10:57pm




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