[CT Birds] Pelican(s)

Kathy Van Der Aue kvda at optonline.net
Sat Nov 12 11:30:31 EST 2011

>From my observations in Jupiter, Florida where they are common, they seem to 
cruise up and down the beach in groups for short distances.  (Think a 
squadron of B-52's)  I know this isn't scientific but I would favor two 

Kathy Van Der Aue, Southport, CT
kvda at optonline.net

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Subject: [CT Birds] Pelican(s)

> Hi All,
> I would agree with Scott on this one. Speaking to local birders and 
> non-birders alike the pelican in Greenwich seems to spend a lot of time in 
> the Greenwich area moving from one part to another when it isn't just 
> loafing at Riverside etc - hard to imagine it just decides to wander to 
> and from New Haven every now and then.
> Hard to know for sure but it strikes me as unlikely. Are there decent 
> photos of both birds? Might help work it out for definite.
> Luke
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