Flying Pelican ~ This view of a flying Brown Pelican shows just how wide that wingspan is. According to the books, the wingspan measures 84 inches! They ofen fly in formation low over the water. When feeding, they fly higher, pull in those wings and do a dive head first into the water.
Perching Pelican ~ This Brown Pelican was perched on a knob of rock above the ocean. Photographed at La Jolla Cove, San Diego area.
Royal Terns ~ Photographed in La Jolla Cove, San Diego area.