Community Lens for June 22

“This pair of pelicans would hang out on the dock of a house we were renting on Big Pine Key, ” wrote Jonathan Page. “I saw them every morning and took the opportunity to snap some pictures of them.” Although the large bird is seen often near water, poet Ogden Nash perhaps captured it best in his poem, The Pelican. “A wonderful bird is the pelican. His bill will hold more than his belly can. He can take in his beak/ Food enough for a week. But I’m damned if I see how the hell he can.
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“This pair of pelicans would hang out on the dock of a house we were renting on Big Pine Key, ” wrote Jonathan Page. “I saw them every morning and took the opportunity to snap some pictures of them.” Although the large bird is seen often near water, poet Ogden Nash perhaps captured it best in his poem, The Pelican. “A wonderful bird is the pelican. His bill will hold more than his belly can. He can take in his beak/ Food enough for a week. But I’m damned if I see how the hell he can.

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