I had heard there were white pelicans hanging around Fort Desoto. They can usually be seen way off in the distance near one of the spoil islands around the park. I was walking down the north beach at the end of December and spotted a bunch of white dots from far away. I looked through my lens and realized they were white pelicans. I ignored all of the usual shorebirds along the way and headed straight for the lagoon. There must have been a few hundred there. Most were hanging out on the little sandbar across the lagoon but a few would head into the water and float by.
Pelicans are such fun creatures…You really did such a wonderful job of capturing them and their community.
Lovely to see these birds in thee great numbers.
Great photos of all the pelicans.
What a treat. I’ve never seen one around here. So cool. They’re so beautiful.
What a ‘gift’ to see and photography! Wonderful photos!
Happy Week to you,
artmusedog and carol
Such beautiful and graceful birds!
How neat to see so many of these cool birds.
I like the photo of the cormorant surrounded by the pelicans.
Pelicans are so fascinating 🙂 Great shots!
Awesome shots of the White Pelicans.. Great sighting, they are one of my favorite birds..
Wonderful photos and pelicans.
a beautiful flotilla of white! 🙂
Stunning photos! I especially like one of the black duck(?) standing among the pelicans.
Just like my phone company – big bills!!!
Thanks for these lovely photos of truly fascinating birds.
Have a nice day.
Visiting from WBW, and I love your Blog Dina. First met it last year, and was quite taken by your Posts so I subscribed. I’ve kept the Posts I’ve received in a Folder, just can’t part with them, they are always a pleasure to look at again.
I have a deep loving soft-spot for Pelicans. I’ve often thought Australian Pelicans to be one of the most beautiful of Pelicans, but I think I’d have to add the White Pelican to my thoughts now with seeing these beautiful photos of them.
A truly beautiful privilege you had being able to reach the spot where they were to be nearer to them.
The 5th photo is rather special for me, made me smile and encouraged stories.
Thank you for sharing,
infact thank you for all the interestingly beautiful Posts you do.
Beautiful birds! And the water is so blue!
Have a wonderful day!
They are so wonderful! I still can’t believe we saw them in Oregon.