Flight of the Pelican
A wonderful bird is the pelican,
His bill will hold more than his belican.
He can take in his beak
Food enough for a week,
But I’m damned if I see how the helican.
(by Dixon Lanier Merritt)
A Grey Pelican just taking flight in Kolleru lake near Atapaka, Andhra Pradesh. Thousands of birds visit this sanctuary every year during winter season.