One of the most fascinating parts of being on Elkhorn Slough was watching the Brown Pelicans dive for fish. CLICK HERE FOR MORE IMAGES.
These are large birds (with a wingspan of nearly 79 inches) and can start a dive from 70 feet up! It took me some time watching how they attack and finally locked onto this guy with my Sony a9 going in for dinner.
BTW - pelicans can live to be over 30 years old!
Pelican Dive, Elkhorn Slough, Moss Landing, California
Sony a9, 100-400mm G Master, 1/1000th, f/7.1, ISO 100
#sonya9, #sony100_400mm #brownpelican #dive #elkhornslough
My Website: "how to" articles, 2018 WORKSHOP LISTINGS, galleries, stock photos, and more...