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Brown Pelican in Breeding Plumage

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

  1. Reggie

    Reggie

    Dec 10, 2005
    Parrish, FL
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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. Reggie

    Reggie

    Dec 10, 2005
    Parrish, FL
    Thanks Folks.
     
  7. jimmyc1000

    jimmyc1000

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

    radz

    735
    Nov 12, 2005
    NewDelhi,India
    Very nice portrait of Pelican!!
     
  9. 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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