A Pelican yawns: and boy does he yawn!

by Jay June. 16, 2015 3464 views

I wish there had been a camera on me to capture the surprise in my eyes when Mr. Pelican (a “Mrs.” Pelican would not have done so in public.) went to the peak of his yawn. Of course, I had NO idea she was going to yawn at all! I was just trying to get as close as I could to it to get a couple of shots. I kept snapping until I got something I wanted and then BOOM the bird does THIS! It was slow at first and built into a fast crescendo and back down to its lazy-like pose as if nothing had happened at all.
HA! I guess I got something I didn't know I was going to want. LOL

Of course, the pelican could have simply been cleaning out his craw, getting all the bits and pieces of fish down; who knows. He had been napping when I came up on him.

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Jacki 1 year, 11 months ago

Holy crap! That's is hysterical!!

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Louise Hayes 2 years ago

We love Pelicans here....and I have been fortunate/or not to be part of a pelican surprise!

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Vivienne 2 years ago

lovely, lovely.....

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Moira 2 years ago

Looks as if he was downing a fish!!!

2 years ago Edited
Larry Sample 2 years ago

Probably senior citezen? Maybe yoga? Beautiful set you have.

2 years ago Edited
Antonio Gil 2 years ago

Wrong guess. :-)) but great sequence.

2 years ago Edited
Gillian Parsons 2 years ago

Just simply amazing......great work.

2 years ago Edited
Marilyn Grimble 2 years ago

What splendid captures!
The second leaves one open mouthed!

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