Sunday, May 6, 2012

Daily Painting, Birds, "Pelican Patrol" 6x18"

You may notice that these are not your everyday type of pelicans.  Most pelicans are brown and gray and kind of dull, unless they are a breeding male, their heads turn yellow during breeding season.

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These beautiful birds, are larger, and a little on the rare side.  I found these in Sebastian, Florida where a large colony lives.

I think they are much more attractive with their brightly colored orange beaks and feet.  They seem to get along just fine with the brown guys.


martinealison said...

Ma chère Carol
Je suis très émue en lisant vos paroles. Je vous présente toutes mes très sincères condoléances pour la perte de votre maman.
Je comprends votre chagrin, je suis vraiment désolée.
Je pense fort à vous et vous souhaite un grand courage pour affronter cette douloureuse épreuve.
Gros bisous à vous

hmuxo said...

Oh Carol! My sincere sympathies for the loss of your Mom!! Part of me died when my parents passed away so I know how you feel. You're in my thoughts and prayers..Hugs...

Maria Hock said...

I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. I love the picture..she was a lovely lady. My prayers are with you and your family.

Lokelani Forrest said...

How very interesting about the pelicans. Never did know there was a difference.

Sincere condolences for the loss of your mother. My mother has been gone quite a while, but there are times when I just feel like I need her here and still miss her after all this time.

Lokelani Forrest said...

My condolences for the loss of your mother. My mother has been gone many years now, but there are times when I really need her and miss her all the more.

Jerry Stocks said...

Love the pelican painting and so sorry about your mom. I miss mine every day. Time heals and memories are good.

Art with Liz said...

Am so sorry about your mom. When we lose our parents, it leaves such a gap.

On your pelicans - you know I love your work, but I thought there only were white pelicans. Another lesson learnt.

Diana Marshall said...

So sorry to hear of your loss, I can imagine how you must feel. It is hard to imagine being without our mothers who have always loved us and we them.

Susan Roden said...

Condolences Carol - one never gets over loosing her Mom.
As always I enjoy your blog much, but please take time to heal.

Denise Rose said...

I am just getting caught up with some blog reading and I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you.


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