Episode 39: Pelican I kick it? Yes you can! (Brown Pelican)

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John quests for a tribe of brown pelicans, recording from the shores of the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The ocean waves, gull cries, and occasional Brown Pelican sighting are the perfect backdrop for this information packed episode. While seemingly common coastal birds, Brown Pelican have an incredible life history and almost went extinct at one point! Debunk some common myths about these birds and some little known facts about their evolutionary adaptations that help make them the terror of sardines all over the world.
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Learn everything you need to know about Brown Pelicans!
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Thanks to Jessica Coker for this episodes cover photo! Find more of her photos at www.jessicacokerstudio.com
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Intro music by Ricky Pistone and Outro music by the Sidewalk Slammers. Check them out wherever you get your music.
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All pelican nestling sounds are from xeno-canto.org
Pelican Nestling Sound 1 by Manuel Grosselet
Pelican nestling sound 2 by Isain Contreras Rodraguez

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