Brown Pelicans breed from Anacapa Island, California south to Chile and from Maryland to Venezuela and Trinidad. They are the only species of pelican that is strictly marine in habitat, never found more than 20 miles out to sea or inland on fresh water. | The Heermann's gull is a gull resident in the US, Mexico and extreme southwestern BC, nearly all nesting on Isla Rasa in the Gulf of California. The species is named after Adolphus Lewis Heermann, nineteenth-century explorer and naturalist.
Common Tern [by Donna Lynn]. The Common Tern is a seabird of the tern family Sternidae. This bird has a circumpolar distribution, its four subspecies breeding in temperate and subarctic regions of Europe, Asia and North America.
earthandanimals: violentbaudelaire: ”This is my favorite photo in the world - me and Linus, born to a dairy cow and ordered to be killed when the farmer saw he was a male (and thus useless in the dairy industry). A compassionate individual intervened, and he was brought to a sanctuary. I met him when he was a few days old and 60 pounds, and he would always try to sit on my lap. Today, 7 years young and 1500 pounds, he still tries to sit on my lap.” - Colleen Patrick-Goudreau I freakin’…
Latest visitor to the trees outside our studio was a West Mexican Chachalaca with 5 other adults. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Specs: About 40 percent crop of the original photo with a little unsharp mask - 40%. A little grainy but as an enthusiast it works for me. :-)