A Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) displaying the beauty of its immense wings in flight with a crashing wave in the background. Photographed at Los Ayala beach, Nayarit, Mexico.

Racing the Surf

A Brown Pelican in flight displaying the beauty of its wings as it evades the white water of a crashing wave. A  bird with Pterodactyl-like wings, a bird that
 appears rather plain and clumsy on land which is magnificently beautiful in flight.

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Portrait of a Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) perched on the branch of a tree on the island of Holbox in Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Perched Pelican

Brown Pelican, Isla Holbox, Mexico

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Close-up of a Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) in flight preparing to land on Los Ayala beach, Nayarit, Mexico.

Ocean Landing

A Brown Pelican preparing to land on Los Ayala beach.

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A young Brown Pelican  (Pelecanus occidentalis) in flight, preparing to land on ocean waters at Los Ayala beach with the grace of a ballerina.

Ballerina style landing
 A young Brown Pelican in flight and preparing to land displaying the grace of a ballerina.

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Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) in flight displaying the intricate beauty of its large wings.

Young Brown Pelican in flight

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A young Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)  with its wings spread wide as seen in flight in Los Ayala, Nayarit, Mexico.

Pelican overhead!

A young Brown Pelican with its wings spread wide as seen in flight in Los Ayala, Nayarit, Mexico.
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A Brown Pelican in breeding colours (Pelecanus occidentalis)  in flight displaying the beauty of its wings, Los Ayala, Nayarit, Mexico.

Beauty in flight

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A Brown Pelican in breeding colours (Pelecanus occidentalis)  in flight with its wings fully extended, Los Ayala, Nayarit, Mexico.

Wings wide open

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A handsome Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)  in flight.

Sir Pelican 
A handsome Brown Pelican in flight.

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Close-up of a Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)  in flight with its wings fully extended, Los Ayala, Nayarit, Mexico.

Close-up of a Brown Pelican in flight

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Comical image of a Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) with its wings extended as it prepares for a landing on Los Ayala beach in Nayarit, Mexico.

Hands up, baby hands up


A comical image of a Brown Pelican with its wings extended as it prepares for a landing on Los Ayala beach which brings to mind the song "Hands up, baby
hands up, gimme your heart."

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A beautiful Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)  landing on the shoreline of Los Ayala beach in Nayarit, Mexico.

Ocean Landing

A beautiful Brown Pelican landing on the shoreline of Los Ayala beach in Nayarit, Mexico.

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A Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) taking off in flight to avoid the white water of a crashing ocean wave at  Los Ayala beach in  Nayarit, Mexico.

Startled 
 A Brown Pelican taking off in flight to avoid the white water of a crashing ocean wave.

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