Photo of Animalia: Australian Pelican (species: Pelecanus conspicillatus) (Gaia Guide)
© Patrick_K59 on Flickr

A group of about 30 Pelicans visited Lake Neangar in Eaglehawk Vic. yesterday morning. They put on a spectacular show of ritual group diving for about 30 minutes before dispersing. This one did about three flying leaps ahead of the main flock before plunging head first into the water.

Captured on 9 Jul 2013

Photograph location coordinates are -36.713017:144.25563.

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