Friday, September 6, 2019

September 6, 2019

Location: Merritt Island, Indian River

I am a Brown Pelican
I've almost gone extinct twice
I was saved once by the Migratory Bird Treaty
And banning DDT also halted my demise.

Sources: Smithosonian's National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute Species Profile: Brown Pelican

Photo and text © 2018 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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