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Pelican Synchronized Swimming

In Sync

In Sync

Amazing to watch these American White Pelicans in sync.  I have seen four pelicans in synchronized movement, but never this many!  They were full of grace and many cars pulled over to see them gliding through the water.

As a child, I was not very athletic and not that coordinated.  So, of course I found my attention on the one pelican that was out of sync.  What a character! It was entertaining to watch him up when all the others were down and vice versa.

What?

What?

Down or Up?

Down or Up?

The one did manage to get into the groove as they continued to amaze their audience!

In Sync

Together

Fun and so stunning to see these large birds be so graceful!

There was another…that got out of sync, still a beautiful scene to enjoy!

We were on the car loop of the Yolo Bypass, certainly an enjoyable outing and I can not wait to return.  Such a treat to see amazing birds.

Another Challenge

Another Challenge

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3 responses

  1. Trudy Helmlinger

    Great Job!!

    March 27, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    • Thanks Trudy! We need to start visiting at least once a week, so we can catch them blooming:)

      April 3, 2013 at 3:44 pm

    • Trudy Helmlinger

      Absolutely!!

      April 3, 2013 at 6:34 pm

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