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Riding the waves

[singlepic id=160 w= h= float=center] Incredible, how efficiently pelicans use the ground effect when they are traveling. Yet, sometimes, when they are close to shore, they have to evade breaking waves. You can see some more pelicans skimming the waves … Continue reading

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Going South

[audioslideshow-content imageurls=”http://andreasgros.net/wp-content/gallery/going-south-i/set1_1_small.jpg 16 http://andreasgros.net/wp-content/gallery/going-south-i/set1_2_small.jpg 16 http://andreasgros.net/wp-content/gallery/going-south-i/set1_3_small.jpg 16″ soundtrack=”Marcel_Pequel_-_09_-_Nine.mp3″] On Wednesday, as I was waiting for the sun to finally penetrate the looming high fog, I saw many groups of brown pelicans passing by along the shore. They were all flying … Continue reading

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brown pelican

One of the brown pelicans that came closer to our boat. As long as they are going fast enough or the wind is sufficiently strong, they are very graceful flyers. Landing seems to be a whole different story, though. This … Continue reading

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On 28 December we went on a boat trip to see dolphins. Unfortunately, flipper wasn’t to be found anywhere. And after a long while of going up and down the coast, we managed to get 10 minutes of snorkeling in … Continue reading

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