Posts tagged pelican

Pelican by Andi Gebhardt

Pelican by Andi Gebhardt

Two Great White Pelicans clean their plumage in their enclosure in the Frankfurt Zoo.  Picture: Nicolas Armer/AP

Two Great White Pelicans clean their plumage in their enclosure in the Frankfurt Zoo.  Picture: Nicolas Armer/AP

Dalmatian pelicans fighting over fish discarded by fishermen on Lake Kerkini, Macedonia, Greece.  Picture: Bill Coster/FLPA / Rex Features

Dalmatian pelicans fighting over fish discarded by fishermen on Lake Kerkini, Macedonia, Greece.  Picture: Bill Coster/FLPA / Rex Features

A pelican was rudely interupted as it tried to land a fish, when a sooty tern landed on its head. The cheeky invader was trying to nab the tasty catch, but the unflappable brown pelican had a simple solution to the problem; it kept its catch underwater. Nate Chappell snapped the scene off Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos.  Picture: www.trogontours.net / Rex Features

A pelican was rudely interupted as it tried to land a fish, when a sooty tern landed on its head. The cheeky invader was trying to nab the tasty catch, but the unflappable brown pelican had a simple solution to the problem; it kept its catch underwater. Nate Chappell snapped the scene off Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos.  Picture: www.trogontours.net / Rex Features

Raindrops glide off a pelican’s feathers at the zoo in Hanover, Germany.  Picture: EPA/JOCHEN LUEBKE

Raindrops glide off a pelican’s feathers at the zoo in Hanover, Germany.  Picture: EPA/JOCHEN LUEBKE

This shot, which appears to show a two-headed pelican in flight, was taken by Vladimir Kucherenko in the Danube Delta in Ukraine. He says he only spotted the strange juxtaposition of the two birds when he returned to his home in Odessa.
Picture: VLADIMIR KUCHERENKO / CATERS NEW

This shot, which appears to show a two-headed pelican in flight, was taken by Vladimir Kucherenko in the Danube Delta in Ukraine. He says he only spotted the strange juxtaposition of the two birds when he returned to his home in Odessa.

Picture: VLADIMIR KUCHERENKO / CATERS NEW

Berlin, Germany: a pelican opens his beak in his enclosure at the Zoologischer Garten zoo
Photograph: Barbara Sax/AFP/Getty Images

Berlin, Germany: a pelican opens his beak in his enclosure at the Zoologischer Garten zoo

Photograph: Barbara Sax/AFP/Getty Images

Homosassa, Florida, US: A white pelican splashes in the water at a wildlife park. The park rescues injured wildlife and tries to rehabilitate them for release back to the wilds
Photograph: Phil Sandlin/AP

Homosassa, Florida, US: A white pelican splashes in the water at a wildlife park. The park rescues injured wildlife and tries to rehabilitate them for release back to the wilds

Photograph: Phil Sandlin/AP

Grooming pelican (by Tambako the Jaguar)

Grooming pelican (by Tambako the Jaguar)

A pelican at the port city of Sidon, southern Lebanon. A small number of pelicans, one of whom was injured a few years ago in the wing, live in the port of Sidon where fishermen feed and take care of them.Picture: REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

A pelican at the port city of Sidon, southern Lebanon. A small number of pelicans, one of whom was injured a few years ago in the wing, live in the port of Sidon where fishermen feed and take care of them.Picture: REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

A great white pelican cleans its feathers at the zoo in Krefeld, western Germany.  Picture: ROLAND WEIHRAUCH/AFP/Getty Images

A great white pelican cleans its feathers at the zoo in Krefeld, western Germany.  Picture: ROLAND WEIHRAUCH/AFP/Getty Images

Dalmatian pelicans with open bills at Lake Kerkini, Greece. Highly Commended at 2011 Wildlife Photographer of the Year.  Picture: Bence Mate/NPL / Rex Features

Dalmatian pelicans with open bills at Lake Kerkini, Greece. Highly Commended at 2011 Wildlife Photographer of the Year.  Picture: Bence Mate/NPL / Rex Features

Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus) chick begging for food from adult, Danube Delta, Romania.  Picture: Bence Mate/NPL / Rex Features

Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus) chick begging for food from adult, Danube Delta, Romania.  Picture: Bence Mate/NPL / Rex Features