14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Despite not seeming so while having its wings folded into its body, the Galápagos brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis urinator) can reach 2 m in wingspan while hovering above the sea looking for fishes. A great view for ecotourists.
|Photo Location:||Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galápagos, Ecuador|
|Copyright:||© Matheus Hobold Sovernigo|