Before the strike
Spot billed pelican preparing for a strike
Observing these birds for more than three months almost everyday probably provided me a fair insight about their hunting behaviour.Their groups hunting technique is extraordinary. The way they get together and corner the schools is effective. However, grouping up with others birds for an hunt, especially cormorants is a feast for the eyes .They tend to get a catch for almost every plunge or dive they make.
This is one such photograph, where the bird is preparing for the final strike after driving the fishes to shallow