Behind the Scenes
The pelican appears to be a sizeable seabird. His whitish feathers cover immense wings built for gliding, and beneath his spoonlike beak is a large gullet for holding food. Life around the seaport seems to have made him quite comfortable around people.
A pelican half flaps, half waddles in.
A pelican ruffles his feathers as he looks over the area.
A pelican sits down and begins preening.
The pelican squawks his irritation, then flaps to his feet.
A pelican shuts his beak tightly as something in his gullet begins wriggling mightily! He shakes his head, and the movement ceases.
A pelican spreads his wings and rushes towards you, then stops, reaches out, and pecks your leg! Looking smug, the pelican waddles off.
A pelican turns his head and looks at you with one eye.
A pelican waddles about then stops and opens his mouth. Down his gullet you can see a fish flopping about before the bird snaps his beak shut again.
A pelican waddles comically about the street, snapping his beak and ruffling his feathers.
A pelican half flaps, half waddles south.