Journey of the great white pelican

As Tu Bishvat approaches and temperatures climb upward, the pelicans begin preparations to make the return journey to their summer habitats in Europe.

By ITZIK MAROM
January 25, 2018 14:52
2 minute read.
White pelicans

White pelicans. (photo credit: ITSIK MAROM)

 
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The great white pelican has a special relationship with Israel. Our land is embedded in its brain at its birth and Israel is a major landmark in its future. When it leaves the cold countries of Europe and migrates south to Africa in the autumn, the pelican’s flight over Israel figures prominently.

Like their ancient ancestors, the pelicans pass through Israel during their fall migration. Thousands of them are seen in our skies and many land here to feed in order to gain the energy required for the rest of their long hard journey.

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