White pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) in the productive Willard Spur area of the Great Salt Lake. These feed on fish in the area (part of Bear River Bay) and nest on Gunnison Island in the hypersaline north arm of the Great Salt Lake.
Photo: 8 August 2011
Limnology: The study of inland waters
Oceanography: The study of the seas and oceans