A mysterious illness is affecting many of the brown pelicans.
Scientists believe it could be a toxic algae, a rare disease or strange weather condition.
Perhaps this is yet another indication of the rapid deterioration of our wetlands.
The still images, (Hasselblad camera) and most of the video sequences were captured in "Bucktown" a suburb of New Orleans, that was partially destroyed by hurricane katrina.
This movie was entirely shot with the high speed Exilim pro EX-F1 and edited with Sony Vegas pro 8.
I wrote the background musical score on an apple
ibook , a vintage Ensoniq SQ synth and a midi MD992. Chopin Ballade No1 in G minor. Special thanks to concert pianist, Luis A. Bernhard.
My humble tribute to these awesome creatures.