Squadron of Pelicans rested east of Lander Tuesday

A squadron of pelicans rested in a roadside pond Tuesday evening outside of Lander. Wyotoday.com photo by Ernie Over

These Pelicans were spotted resting on a small island in a pond next to Wyoming 789 east of Lander Tuesday evening at the base of the hill on Snavely Lane.

Depending on your preference, such a collection of pelicans can be called a pod, scoop and squadron. In flight, these majestic birds resemble a squadron, so that’s what we’ll call them today.

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