American white pelicans are my favorite winter bird at my home base in central Florida. Much larger than their cousins, brown pelicans, and with different feeding habits, white pelicans are cool to watch. I love the feather detail
that photographing through my spotting scope allows.
About the Author
Katherine Koch has been the webmaster of Bird Watcher's Digest since 2004. She spent much of that time "digitally birding," getting to know the birds through posting content, and through that process, she got hooked! She recently moved from Ohio to Texas, where she is reveling in all the new birds she finds in San Antonio.