Synchronized Pelican Swimming

No, this is NOT a Photoshop trick. There was no need for digital trickery to get this photo.

Hubby and I were taking a walk at the marina in the evening when I saw three large birds swimming in one of the wetlands lakes. I could see from a distance that they were pelicans and hustled closer so I could get some shots with the setting sun at my back.

Just as I started shooting, the pelicans starting swimming in formation. It was so amazing and wonderful. Nature's grace is often miraculous. We are so fortunate when we can witness the miracles.







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12 comments:

  1. Great photo! I love that birds do that just by instinct.

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  2. What a great shot! You couldn't have synchronized that swim!

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  3. Wow, wish I could see pelicans! I love birds of all varieties, as witnessed from all my darned birdhouses on this small property!
    Brenda

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  4. This is totally awesome. Smart birdies... do you suppose they are practicing for the upcoming Olympics?

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  5. Hello Cindy......

    What exquisite photographs, such perfection....thank you so much for sharing them......

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  6. Very cool shot! I have a photo of geese swimming in synchronicity - nature is amazing!

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  7. Very cool, you always capture such beautiful things with your camera!

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  8. Oh those made me smile. Beautiful camera work. By the way hubby is saving for a new camera, is there one you would recommend? Once he has it I have the old one all to myself! Yippee!

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  9. They look like such good synchronized swimmers! They could be in the summer olympics.

    Oh, man. Joanie already made that joke.

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  10. That is an amazing photo! I love bird watching~this is something I've never seen!

    Michelle

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  11. Very lovely photos Cindy!!
    Hugs,
    Robin

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  12. Great photos! When we lived in Florida we saw pelicans all of the time but they were a grayish brown...not white!
    Penny

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