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This pelican perched atop some pilings in Estero Bay, in Bonita Springs, Florida. Whenever I see one, I can’t help but think of the poem, often attributed to Ogden Nash, but that actually was the work of Dixon Lanier Merritt
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great capture xx
lynnlove these big, somewhat goofy birds…
I wonder if he’s thinking, “Funny humans have guns that don’t shoot! Good humans toss their caught fish to me.. Not only am I beautiful but I have them well trained. It’s great to be me!” Funny how that works, isn’t it? :-)
peteand they hang, or fly around those boats and docks where those hand outs occur…..his beak holds more than his belly can, but I’ll be damned if I know how the hell he can….
My favorite big bird – really cool critters!
monniesome more than other…this one almost seemed refined!
thanks sylvia, fun birds to watch
A really superb shot
lesleya lovely bird, and a fun poem….
thanks heloisa for your comment
Yes – I know the poem (well – two lines anyway!)
lesleyit’s always worth a chuckle….
26 April 2014 – 1 image per 24hrs
Kmany thanks for this
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