MEANWHILE ... PELICANS!
While walking the dogs today, I saw these giant birds at the pond near my house. Third in a series. Previously, elk: MEANWHILE ... ELK!
- •People unacquainted with birding
- •might be surprised to see pelicans
- •in the arid Western states
- •but the American White Pelican
- •is a surprise and common
- •find on Colorado's reservoirs.
- •The five- to six- foot long birds
- •with the nine-foot wingspan
- •migrate from the Gulf of Mexico,
- •where they spend winters,
- •to Canada, with stops in Colorado.
- •The curious thing about pelicans:
- •Their mouth can hold more than their belly can.