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2010 Wild Pelicans, As Found Bird Animals

Interloper
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This one brown pelican was brave enough to land on the railing of a dock filled with people fishing, shopping, and on the way to restaurants. To see the full story: internal link


Pelicans external link In The Wild   •  Santa Cruz Wharf internal link Santa Cruz, California   •  (Photo Taken 17:53:24 Wednesday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo Posted Thursday 27 May 2010)   •  © 2010 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #SantaCruzWharf_7326TNT
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Closeup of the bird
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A closeup of the pelican who appeared to pose on the railing of the wharf with Monterey Bay behind it just an hour before sunset. To see the full story: internal link


Pelicans external link In The Wild   •  Santa Cruz Wharf internal link Santa Cruz, California   •  (Photo Taken 17:54:02 Wednesday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo Posted Thursday 27 May 2010)   •  © 2010 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #SantaCruzWharf_7330TNT
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Closeup of the head
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A closeup of the head of the pelican who appeared to pose on the railing of the wharf with Monterey Bay behind it just an hour before sunset. To see the full story: internal link


Pelicans external link In The Wild   •  Santa Cruz Wharf internal link Santa Cruz, California   •  (Photo Taken 17:53:54 Wednesday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo Posted Thursday 27 May 2010)   •  © 2010 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #SantaCruzWharf_7329TNT
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With Monterey Bay behind
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This pelican appeared to pose on the railing of the wharf with Monterey Bay behind it just an hour before sunset. To see the full story: internal link


Pelicans external link In The Wild   •  Santa Cruz Wharf internal link Santa Cruz, California   •  (Photo Taken 17:53:28 Wednesday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo Posted Thursday 27 May 2010)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #SantaCruzWharf_2389BCX
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Prepared to fly
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The interloper pelican spread its wings in preparation to fly a dozen feet to a slightly different part of the wharf. That later position placed it nearer to a fisherman's bait. To see the full story: internal link


Pelicans external link In The Wild   •  Santa Cruz Wharf internal link Santa Cruz, California   •  (Photo Taken 17:55:46 Wednesday 10 March 2010)   •  (Photo Posted Thursday 27 May 2010)   •  © 2010 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #SantaCruzWharf_7343TNT
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