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Fishing in Colorado (not quite what you would expect!)

Discussion in 'Birds' started by mikefitz6, May 17, 2007.

  1. I got up early this morning and caught a few shots of 'fishing'.

    Most of Colorado lakes are for irrigation. As the snow melts, they start to fill the lakes that have been emptied the previous summer for crops.

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    I guess Pelicans don't believe in sharing.

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    The little one that did not get away.

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    My favorite

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    The big one that did not get away. It took 4 tries at swallowing, but that big ole' fish went down.

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  2. Baxter

    Baxter

    Jan 8, 2007
    Clemson, SC
    Wow! Great shots. Did it flip that big one around to be headfirst before swallowing it?
     
  3. Schnauzermom

    Schnauzermom

    Apr 13, 2007
    Michigan
    VERY cool!!!!
     
  4. Man, that's what I call fishing, alright! Great series! It amazes me at the size of fish those birdies can swallow! Keep em comin!
     
  5. Geej

    Geej

    561
    Aug 11, 2005
    Northern Colorado
    These captures are GREAT! What lake did you find these pelicans? I've been chasing...and I do mean chasing....pelicans in Windsor at Pelican Lakes. Everytime these guys see me they swim away, and my lens is just not long enough to get a decent photo of them. Thanks for sharing your pelicans.
     
  6. GastheerG

    GastheerG Guest

    GREAT, GREAT! My favorite birds and also my favorite fishermans! Great series and a very great report.
     
  7. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Great shots:) )
     
  8. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    These are great! I also agree with your favorite, it's unusual and an interesting view of dinner time!
     
  9. Unbelievable shots, truly amazing, thanks for sharing !
     
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