Re: [cayugabirds-l] American White Pelican continues at Knox-Marsellus, East Rd, Tyre

2013-07-29 Thread Mickey Scilingo
Dave, I was at Knox Marsellus marsh briefly on Saturday morning and I watched the pelican feed while it was swimming across the shallow pool. It would lower its head almost completely underwater while slowly swimming forward. After a few seconds, it would raise its head up and swallow

[cayugabirds-l] American White Pelican continues at Knox-Marsellus, East Rd, Tyre

2013-07-28 Thread Dave Nutter
This evening the AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN again spent most of its time standing and preening, but toward sunset I saw it swim a couple times, then stand in a new place in the water and preen some more - especially under the wings, which emphasizes the bizarre shape of this bird. During one of the