14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pelican Tug of War

Pelicans gather each morning as commercial fisherman fillet their catches. The remains are tossed to the waiting birds. Photographing the scene, I caught two pelicans tugging on the same piece of fish.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Ocracoke, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5100
Copyright: © John Trainor