On the beach
Landing in early light
Pelican Landing with Full Reflection
Feathers and Red Paint
Early morning portrait
The sun had just risen over Monterey Bay and the light was just right to light up the side of the bird's pouch.
Hunkered down on a late winter afternoon
This group had taken cover from a strong, cold wind in a sheltered spot, that was washed by the last sunlight of the day.
Brown pelican and reflection in early morning golden light
I was amazed to see this reflection after quickly shooting this brown pelican flying by in some of the most strangely beautiful light I have ever seen, just after dawn in Monterey Bay.
Keeping an eye open
Brown pelican feathers close up
Brown and blue
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