Just getting airborne.
From Galapagos 2013
Pelican on take-off.
Pelican coming in to land on a bush.
Kind of a 'controlled crash' really.
Pelican; 'finals to land'.
The seals loved to annoy the pelicans.
Pelican looks ungainly as it 'flares' for a landing, feet out like air-brakes.
Pelican at the fish market.
Eye of the pelican.
Pelican bill up close.
Pelican doing a spot of low-level flying.
Pelican in flight.
Pelican wing feathers.
A rathe demur looking pelican.
Like five Spitfires doing a 'run and break to land'.
Pelicans again in formation.
Pelicans; they were flying in formation. Made me think of a WW2 fighter formation.