[Ontbirds] Brown Pelican in Fort Erie

Josh Vandermeulen joshvandermeulen at live.ca
Mon May 29 14:08:02 EDT 2017

For those contemplating making the drive, the Brown Pelican had been seen regularly throughout the day. I just finished watching it with Blayne and Jean Farnan and Cecilia Verkley. It spent most of the time perched on one of the large green buoys close to the New York shore. It had been flying around and fishing earlier. 

This is the 3rd day that the Brown Pelican has been seen along the Buffalo/Fort Erie waterfront. It tends to favour the area between Strawberry Island and the north end of Unity Island. 

Good birding,
Josh Vandermeulen 

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> On May 29, 2017, at 09:56, Marcie Jacklin via ONTBIRDS <birdalert at ontbirds.ca> wrote:
> Hi
> A Brown Pelican was observed in Canadian waters this morning at 9:26.
> It rest on bouys on the U.S. Side but when a boat went by and flushed it 
> the bird flew into Canadian waters. Observed from the Niagara Parkway close
> To the end of Bowen Toad. There is a pull off on the river side. 
> Marcie Jacklin
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