Time for Preening

I don’t remember ever seeing pelicans until we spent Thanksgiving in Cabo San Lucas a couple of years ago. I found myself spellbound by these pelicans as they took some time for preening.


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Fandango’s One Word Challenge – Spellbound

18 responses to “Time for Preening”

  1. I enjoy these gatherings, though I feel left out.

    1. Too funny. πŸ˜‚

  2. I’ve never seen a real live pelican. Thanks for sharing.

    1. The pelicans were so much fun to watch and I just kept clicking away. 😊

  3. What a fabulous capture. I’ve never actually seen a pelican in person before.

    1. Thanks. These were the first that I remember seeing. I keep thinking that I must have seen some along Texas Gulf Coast when we lived there but I can’t remember. 😏

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    Bay Photos By Donna

    I find it pretty amazing too on how birds with different size beaks can still easily preen themselves.

    1. Oh, I know. So amazing. 😊

    1. Thank you, Rebecca. They were very cooperative models. 😊

  5. This is a wonderful photo. Pelicans are such charismatic birds.

    1. Thanks. I am so glad they stayed long enough for me to click. 😊

  6. Cheryl, Gulf Coast Poet Avatar
    Cheryl, Gulf Coast Poet

    You have captured the magic of watching pelicans, Pepper! πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you very much, Cheryl. 😊

  7. I’m spellbound too by this amazing sight.

    1. Oh, yay! Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. 😊

  8. I saw my first pelicans when I visited Myrtle Beach, SC in 2001. You’re right–these birds are magnificent! Nice shot! πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks, Mike. So glad you had a chance to see some pelicans. 😁

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