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This white pelican tries to steal away a fish from a cormorant, which isn't about to let it go.

White pelicans make pit stop in Lakewood Ranch

Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 |

This white pelican tries to steal away a fish from a cormorant, which isn't about to let it go.

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White pelicans rarely are found on the open sea as they prefer smaller waterways, preferring estuaries and lakes.

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White pelicans rarely are found on the open sea as they prefer smaller waterways, preferring estuaries and lakes.

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The white pelicans draw an audience whether that is humans or other birds.

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The white pelicans draw an audience whether that is humans or other birds.

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Unlike brown pelicans, white pelicans float on the water as they do their fishing, instead of diving.

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Unlike brown pelicans, white pelicans float on the water as they do their fishing, instead of diving.

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White pelicans can tip the scales at 30 pounds.

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White pelicans can tip the scales at 30 pounds.

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The white pelican has an average wingspan of about nine feet, the second largest of any bird in North America to the California Condor.

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The white pelican has an average wingspan of about nine feet, the second largest of any bird in North America to the California Condor.

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A heron swoops to the pond to check out the temporary guests.

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A heron swoops to the pond to check out the temporary guests.

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The white pelicans seem to be enjoy some company.

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The white pelicans seem to be enjoy some company.

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White pelicans eat about four pounds of food a day.

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White pelicans eat about four pounds of food a day.

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White pelicans look for fish in groups as they try to corral them.

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White pelicans look for fish in groups as they try to corral them.

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The great blue heron has an impressive wingspan of an average of 6 feet, but it was second fiddle in the pond on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 |

The great blue heron has an impressive wingspan of an average of 6 feet, but it was second fiddle in the pond on Wednesday.

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Feeling kind of small at the pond?

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Feeling kind of small at the pond?

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Birds of a different feather flocked together on Friday.

Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 |

Birds of a different feather flocked together on Friday.

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