I haven’t shown any Pelicans for awhile. These American White Pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorlynchos) gather at the Whitemouth River Falls in Manitoba.
A line of American White Pelicans in flight.
A long shot of some American White Pelicans on their own private rock island in the Winnipeg River.
A small group of male American White Pelicans.
Here’s the biggest brood of Goslings that I’ve ever seen. There may be some babysitting going on here but there was only the two adults around that we saw!
Pelicans taking a break from the fast moving water, at the lock in Lockport, Manitoba
A small group of American White Pelicans on the rocks where the Whitemouth River joins the Winnipeg River in Seven Sisters, Manitoba.
This is a small group of the huge number of Pelicans at this location.
The Barn Swallows were busy collecting mud for their nests from around this puddle on the side of a road.
A group of Canada Geese having a bit of a meeting in the long grass.
One of them must have lost his ball!
Hoping for the fish to show up, the Pelicans gather at a popular spot.
A very watchful Brown-headed Cowbird. He was keeping watch over the female from the other day!
A group of Red-winged Blackbirds
A Yellow-headed Black Bird perching in a wind blown sea of reeds
A handsome Red-winged Blackbird standing on the edge of the bird bath
A Chipping Sparrow
A Red-winged Blackbird
I’ve never seen a bird that looked anything like a cat, but the namer of this one thought differently, and we ended up with
the Grey Catbird
A pair of Brown-headed Cowbirds, in a mating display.
A Blue Jay waiting for his turn at the feeder
An Evening Grosbeak keeps watch on the sky. Always alert for predators
A small flock of juvenile American White Pelicans fishing in the rapids of the Red River.
A Brown-headed Cowbird at the feeder
A Black Tern hunts along a reed bed. He was quite successful, dipping down quite often and coming up with a minnow sized fish.
Manitoba has a healthy population of American White Pelicans.
Here’s a group of immatures. Like a group of teen agers hanging out at the pool!