Brown Pelican in Breeding Plumage

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Reggie, Mar 26, 2007.

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    The Pelican

    A wonderful bird is the Pelican,
    His bill can hold more than his belican.
    He can take in his beak
    Food enough for a week;
    (Last line censored by me in deference to the family audience here)
    ~ Dixon Lanier Merritt (often incorrectly attributed to Ogden Nash)

    Taken today with a D2X and a Nikkor 105VR lens. Who says you need big glass for bird images?
     
  2. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    You are making me wish I was there Ron. :rolleyes:

    Excellent macro capture. :smile:
     
  3. So close you could have asked him to smile for you!! Great colors and bokeh!
     
  4. beautiful image Ron, wish I was there,.. bad!
     
  5. Beautiful capture Ron. Love the colors and bokeh.

    Louie
     
  6. jimmyc1000

    jimmyc1000

    300
    Jun 14, 2006
    Very nice shot. Not many pelicans where I live. Thanks for sharing.
     
  7. radz

    radz

    735
    Nov 12, 2005
    NewDelhi,India
    Very nice portrait of Pelican!!
     
  8. Nice shot Ron. Where did you find this guy? I know you were looking for some close up pics of these guys. I've got 2 islands down here if you want nesting shots or flight shots. Let me know. The boat is ready *-)
     
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