February 2, 2011
Pelicans balance on a float in the river during a warm January day.
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American white pelicans around Ice Harbor Dam bring the word ‘clownish' to mind — or are they just clumsy?
Unlike stiff-necked bald eagles, American white pelicans clown around.Well, they appear to, although perhaps not on purpose. Perhaps they just klutz it up.They display a thrilling grace in flight. They also impress when afloat, like regal sailing ships.Ye