St. John Seabirds: Brown Pelican

St John Fauna: Brown Pelican
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)

A wonderful bird is a pelican,
His bill will hold more than his belican.
He can take in his beak Food enough for a week;
But I’m damned if I see how the helican.

Often attributed to Ogden Nash but actually from “The Pelican” by Dixon Lanier Merrith.

Brown Pelican

Outside of man, pelicans have few natural enemies. Occasionally a hungry shark happens to be in the vicinity when a pelican makes its dive into the sea, but this happens only rarely.

Man, however, has been a serious threat to the brown pelican…. read more

St John News

Police Advise Centerline to be Closed Saturday During 8 Tuff Miles
By Lynda Lohr — February 21, 2013

Centerline Road will be closed Saturday for the 8 Tuff Miles race until the participants are safely past, Deputy Police Chief Maria Jones said Thursday, firming up information provided this week by the race committee.

Gilly Grimes of St. John’s chapter of the Amateur Radio Emergency System pointed out that it was particularly important for vacation villa managers to alert their guests of this road closure because if guests are planning to depart the villa between 7 and 10:30 a.m., they could find themselves stuck and miss their planes…. read more

St John Weather

Clear with rain showers in the morning, then partly cloudy with rain showers
High of 82 degrees F
Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph
Chance of rain 20%
Sunrise: 6:42 AM AST – Sunset: 6:22 PM AST
Water temperature 82.9 degrees F

St. John Live Music Schedule

Aqua Bistro
Stephan Sloan
5:30 – 8:30

Barefoot Cowboy Lounge
Michael Beason
7:00 – 9:00

Mikey P 8:00
Dance Party 11:00

Cinnamon Bay
Eddie Bruce Drum Circle
6:30 – 8:00

Bo & Lauren
6:30 – 9:00

High Tide
Mikey P

Inn at Tamarind Court
Reverend Ravin
6:00 – 9:00
776 6378

Miss Lucy’s
David Reed
6:00 – 9:00

Morgan’s Mango
Lauren Jones
6:00 – 9:30

Ocean Grill
6:30 – 9:00

Erin Hart
7:00 – 10:00

James Milne
5:00 – 8:00

Shipwreck Landing
Mitch Woods

Skinny Legs
Chris Carsel & Company
779 4982

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