Coastal Wanderer – The Brown Pelican Visits the Show-Me State

Brown Pelican - 6A1A7149
One of these is not like the other…

Typically found in warmer coastal waters of the Americas, St. Louis birders were in for a treat by the visit of this Brown Pelican that arrived about a month ago.

Brown Pelican - Preening
Brown Pelican – Preening

The bird has been seen consistently and may stick around at RMBS for the rest of the summer.

Brown Pelican
Brown Pelican

Unfortunately, these photos were strongly affected by heat wave distortion that was prominant on this clear day.

The Brown Bomber
The Brown Bomber

Thanks for stopping by.
-OZB

 

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