A White Christmas Tree

Welcome back, American White Pelicans! Every winter it is delightful to see the return of the true snowbird, this beautiful and enormous bird that migrates to Florida from the Great Lakes region. I usually find large flocks on them on Sanibel Island in the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge and further south in “Ten Thousand Islands.”

In this close up photograph, the closely packed White Pelicans made an artistic arrangement. I see the composition as a white Christmas tree. I share the image with you as I send best wishes to you for a wonderful Christmas holiday filled with peace, joy and love.

Flock of White Pelicans on Sanibel Island at the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge. Copyright Cathy Kelly.

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Author: cathykellyphotography

Independent photographer based in Pittsburgh PA and Naples FL. Nature, landscape and portrait photography. Portfolio includes international work in USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Email cathykellyphotography@gmail.com to review work in your area of interest. Nature portfolio includes flowers and wildlife. Prints and digital files for sale. See website: www.cathykellyphotography.com.

3 thoughts on “A White Christmas Tree”

  1. This is just a FABULOUS photo!! Merry Christmas šŸ™‚

    Susan

    On Fri, Dec 24, 2021 at 9:33 AM Blog: Cathy Kelly Photography wrote:

    > cathykellyphotography posted: ” Welcome back, American White Pelicans! > Every winter it is delightful to see the return of the true snowbird, this > beautiful and enormous bird that migrates to Florida from the Great Lakes > region. I usually find large flocks on them on Sanibel Island in t” >

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