Re: Pelicans in Santa Monica Bay
- I've observed huge feeding frenzies of Brown Pelicans lately as well and
was speaking to local fisherman - they said there has been huge schools
of sardines and mackerels in Santa Monica Bay the pelicans have been
Perhaps another contributing factor related to the push north of BFBOs
I believe the "starving" issue in past years were due to domoic acid
Marina del Rey, CA
From: kate schmidt [mailto:kateschmidt@...]
Sent: Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 02:41 PM (PDT)
Subject: [CALBIRDS] Pelicans in Santa Monica Bay [1.4K]
Does anyone know if the what the Pelican status is in SM Bay? They seem to be feeding like crazy, but I keep seeing old reports that they are starving.
And, today, 9/25, at noon, about a half mile off the shore across from lifeguard stand #14, there was a giant raft of something -couple thousand maybe - anyone see them?Too far for my binocs.
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