13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pod of Pelicans in Unexpected Location

This flock (pod) of pelicans is in an unusual place, about as far from the ocean as one can get in North America. It is probably a pod that nests on Yellowstone Lake or Buffalo Bill Reservoir, thirty-five miles southwest -- as the... uh... pelican flies!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Clark, Wyoming, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3100
Copyright: © James Ingram