9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Dinnertime! This juvenile Brown Pelican finally caught a little fish after many previous tries. A setting sun provided backlighting for its large pouched bill.

Dinnertime! This juvenile Brown Pelican finally caught a little fish after many previous tries. A setting sun provided backlighting for its large pouched bill.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2011
Date Uploaded: 11.2011
Photo Location: Fairhope, Alabama, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D300S
Copyright: © Lew Scharpf