Daily Archives: December 21, 2013

Pelicans – Fishing and Falling Out of the Sky

Such fun to watch pelicans fishing. Here they are scanning the sea before takeoff:

Pelicans, Destin FL

Cruising for victims:

Four pelicans, Florida

Lift-off for a better view:

Four pelicans, FloridaThen something inexplicable happens. Pelicans become so excited on spotting their prey that they lose control of their wings and fall out of the sky like they’ve been shot. Splash!

Fishing pelican, Florida

It’s amazing they ever catch anything.