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American White Pelican, Cormorant, Coot & Fish

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos


An American White Pelican is surprised as a Double-Crested Cormorant comes out of the water with a fish in its mouth. The American Coot in the foreground doesn't seem to mind.

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KatCuff 11 years ago

Nice encounter!!!

GretelDeRuiter 11 years ago


Susanna and Fernando
Susanna and Fernando 11 years ago

Thanks everyone for your kind words! :)

Arun 11 years ago

Nice click

alicelongmartin 11 years ago

Hope Mr. Coot gets some breakfast too!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 11 years ago

Amazing picture!

ChristyHolland 11 years ago

Great shot! Perfect timing!!

Aaron_G 11 years ago

A trifecta of birds! (and one prey item) :-)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 11 years ago

Perfection of timing,
great one,

Susanna and Fernando
Susanna and Fernando 11 years ago

Thanks KarenL and Ava T-B! :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 11 years ago

Great spotting; so much going on.

KarenL 11 years ago

Wonderful multi-species spot! What great timing!

Rosemead, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 28, 2012
Submitted on Mar 31, 2012

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