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November 5, 2016 // 3 Comments

This week’s Photo Challenge at WordPress is Chaos.  Here hundreds of blue-footed boobies and pelicans attack a bait ball in the Galapagos Islands.  There birds were [...]

Galapagos Brown Pelicans

May 18, 2014 // 15 Comments

Brown pelicans were frequent visitors to the Celebrity Xpedition during Kongo’s visit to the Galapagos Islands last week.  The amazing birds are graceful in flight and [...]

Flying with Pelicans

March 23, 2014 // 4 Comments

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Yesterday afternoon Kongo spent several hours at the Gliderport in La Jolla watching paragliders, hang gliders, and sail planes floating and zooming above the cliffs over [...]

Pelican Love

March 18, 2014 // 5 Comments

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You can tell it’s pelican mating season just by looking at them.  The throats of California Brown Pelicans turn bright red and stay that way until after the eggs are [...]