An American White Pelican about to water ski!

Pelicans, Brown and White, are so graceful in the air, but not always so graceful when then come in for a water landing. Ron LeValley photographed this White Pelican near Bodega Bay. I wonder if the Marbled Godwits in the foreground were worried.

American White Pelican coming in for a landing, watched by Marbled Godwits by Ron LeValley

This photo deserves a caption! Thanks to Ron LeValley for allowing me to share it with you. To see much more of Ron's nature photography, here is his website: