12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Patient Pelican waiting for discarded bait.

A male pelican waits patiently for fisherman to leave bait unattended on the South Jetty of Port Aransas, Texas. His yellow down and red beak stand out against the blue-grey waves.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Port Aransas, Texas, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Copyright: © Lauren Walling