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Formation flying
As I stood atop the Overlook, I happened to look up and see these birds
flying in perfect formation. They did this for several minutes as I watched and appreciated their "Blue Angel" performance

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Anya JingleNice capture!

Anya Jingle

Voted 10/10

That's a great shot Dean!
Posted Mar 10, 2008 2:16 am

DeanRe: Nice capture!

Dean

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Thank you Anya. I enjoyed the air show but can't come up the with name of the birds. They looked like seagulls at first but now I don't believe they were.
Posted Mar 10, 2008 10:40 am

lcarreauPelican...

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

If they were flying NORTH, they were whooping cranes. If they were flying SOUTH, they were pelicans. If they tried to land in your hands and take your P&J sandwich, they were grey jays. Great capture, Dean!!!
Posted Mar 11, 2008 1:53 am

DeanRe: Pelican...

Dean

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Whooping Cranes? Pelicans? Now c'mon Larry,
I may not be knowledgeable of what these flying critters are but since i didn't have a P&J sandwich, we'll never know what the true identity is. I will try and run this by my bird aware friend, rfbolton, he'll know.
Posted Mar 12, 2008 10:33 am

calebEOCRe: Pelican...

calebEOC

Voted 10/10

Definitely Pelicans. See them all the time here in Tri-Cities, more and more every year. As a matter of fact I see them everywhere now, all the desert water holes have them. Up and down the Columbia, the Snake, all over southeast Oregon, etc...
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DeanSubmitted by Dean
on Mar 9, 2008 10:54 pm

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Object Title: Formation flying