American White Pelican Photographs © Bill Schmoker

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org

American White Pelican formation flight, Routt County, Colorado, 5/07.

American White Pelican, Weld County, Colorado, 10/06.

American White Pelican, Boulder County, Colorado, 7/06.

American White Pelican (sporting a banded leg), Arapahoe County, Colorado, 10/05.

American White Pelican, Weld County, Colorado, 6/05.

American White Pelican, Weld County, Colorado, 6/05.

American White Pelican, Weld County, Colorado, 6/05.

American White Pelican, Weld County, Colorado, 6/05.

American White Pelican, Weld County, Colorado, 6/05.

American White Pelicans in flight formation, Jackson Reservoir, Morgan County, Colorado, 9/03.

American White Pelican (adult summer plumage), Union Reservoir, Colorado, 8/03.

American White Pelican, Lake Cheraw, Colorado, 4/03.

American White Pelicans, Jim Hamm Park, Longmont, Colorado.

American White Pelican, Jim Hamm Park, Longmont, Colorado. In this breeding-plumage bird, note the keel on the top of the bill and heightened colors on face and bill.

American White Pelican, Jim Hamm Park, Longmont, Colorado. The 9 foot wingspan is quite impressive!

American White Pelican, Jim Hamm Park, Longmont, Colorado. In this breeding-plumage bird, note the red base of the pouch.

American White Pelican swallowing a fish, Jim Hamm Park, Longmont, Colorado. This juvenile lacks the keel on top of the bill and has more drab colors than breeding adults.

American White Pelicans, Jim Hamm Park, Longmont, Colorado.

American White Pelicans, Jim Hamm Park, Longmont, Colorado.

American White Pelicans, Jim Hamm Park, Longmont, Colorado. Pelicans, like migrating raptors and vultures, will kettle (group together) to share a thermal.

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org

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