Scoot about, scout it out; check the country-side on your ride.
.From the wetland park, we traveled a bit farther north the next day to check out Fulton Beach. The pelicans like it.
Have you heard the story of the gull and the pelican? The legend perhaps explains the behavior of the birds observed here. In truth, you will often see gulls wherever you see pelicans.
A wonderful bird is the pelican,
Its bill can hold more than its belican.
It can take in its beak,
Enough food for a week.
But I really don't know how the helican.*
Our timing was excellent, for we came up to the docks just in time to watch the unloading of the days catch. All those sacks being transferred to shore are loaded with shrimp.
This fellow seems to have made a catch, as well.
The ride was longer, the activities different from those of the previous day. Variety, they say...
*I don't know the author. The verse has been in the lore more or less forever. I learned it before I would have been allowed to say the last line at home.