Sunday, June 5, 2011

His Beak Can Hold More Than Your Kayak Can

Posted By on Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 9:59 PM

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Barry Evans, our master of Field Notes, sent us this note-and-photos e-mail package today. Speaks -- er, beaks for itself:

When our kayak group was paddling during the low tide in Trinidad Bay this morning (Sunday), we were graced by this brown pelican, which perched on Mark Sommer's boat for about 15 minutes, showing no fear whatever.

Hm. So, the pelican comported itself comfortably, then. And Mr. Sommer?

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