Bird Week – Day Six: This Pelican’s No Booby!

My Fine Feathered Friend (who i have named Phillip Alexander, as I think he’s Great and his bill would take quite a lot to ‘fillup’ 🙂 ) may have the famed blue feet, but he is definitely no Booby! 🙂

(Click on a pic to open in a new window and click again for full detail 🙂 )lovewillbringustogether - Australian Pelican14He looks a little awkward and geeky on land and seems to be holding his hands behind his back as he sways up onto his toes and back down again like he’s waiting for his name to be called in a cafe or take-away.

lovewillbringustogether - Australian Pelican3

He’s far more at ease and elegant when he’s on the water. 🙂

lovewillbringustogether - australasian grebe13This little grebe actually makes more of a wake than does Phillip. 🙂

lovewillbringustogether - Spoonbill6‘Bill’ posing for the camera making sure i get his best side. 🙂

More to come… Day Seven.  🙂

Previous Pelican Posts:

Day Five

Day Four

Day Three

Day Two

Day One   (No Pelicans!)




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