Follow the brown pelican as it dives into the water, using its bill and pouch like a net to scoop up water and fish. Learn how these birds can spot fish from 50-60 feet in the air. Discover how brown pelicans, unlike most birds, incubate their eggs with their feet.

In the first part of “The Brown Pelican, ” you’ll hear a poem paired with beautiful photographs of this unusual bird.

In the second part, you can listen to the paired rhyming lines followed by 24 fun facts about the brown pelican and its environment.

Listening to poetry is a fun way to discover sound and rhythm in English. Children can read along with an audio track, following the highlighted words on each page. This feature is perfect for young readers. It is also a great tool for English language learners of any age.