Category Archives: Brown Pelican

Vacationing And Birding In Quintana Texas Part One

Sorry I haven’t posted in a while.  I just got back from taking a 3 day vacation in Quintana, Texas.  Quoting their web page, “Quintana is an island located between the mouth of the Old Brazos River and the New Brazos River on the Texas Gulf Coast.”  My purpose in going there was just to […]

View full post »

Brown Pelican Diving

Ever see a Brown Pelican standing on its head?  That’s what this picture reminds me of. Brown Pelican’s were very rare, and were on the Endangered Species list until November 2009.  Their reason for decline was because of pesticides which would cause their egg shells to be very thin.  It’s pretty miraculous that these birds […]

View full post »