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Preening Pelican

Posted by
Jerry (Tampa, United States) on 4 December 2007 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

The Pelican uses his long beak to preen himself!

Canon EOS 30D 1/500 second F/5.6 ISO 100 300 mm

Michael Keith from Toccoa, United States

Beautiful detail. I love the color and lighting! Great picture!

4 Dec 2007 12:56pm

amy from Rocky Mountain House, Canada

Outstanding!!! The clarity and details are excellent!!

4 Dec 2007 4:22pm

Ina from Krugersdorp, South Africa

Just beautiful! Nice composition, great timing - the colors are great! Well done

4 Dec 2007 8:28pm

Sujit Sudhi from Hyderabad, India

Yet another beautiful potrait. Well composed and exposed. You caught her in action !

5 Dec 2007 4:18am

Sujit Sudhi from Hyderabad, India

Yet another beautiful portrait. Well composed and exposed. You caught her in action !

5 Dec 2007 4:19am

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Beautiful capture...

5 Dec 2007 1:21pm

Suby & Sinem from Milton keynes, United Kingdom

Lovely lovely capture

5 Dec 2007 2:22pm

Fany from Madrid, Spain

Wonderful colors!! You have captured a very nice instant..

5 Dec 2007 2:46pm

shahab from Qazvin, Iran

Outstanding shot Jerry!Great catch!

6 Dec 2007 11:56am

Judy from Brooksville-Florida,, United States

... and his feet to scratch his neck! Perfectly beautiful capture, Jerry!

6 Dec 2007 12:03pm

Ken McCoy from Orlando-Daytona Beach, FL, United States

The focus in these long-lens situations is spot on, Jerry - good technique!

6 Dec 2007 2:11pm

leslie from Bruce Penninsula, Canada

wow great shot, super sharp, nice that he posed in such an interesting manner for you!

6 Dec 2007 2:30pm

Ras from Plano, United States

wow, composition, colours, and tones are out of this world. Great work

6 Dec 2007 2:50pm

KMF from Kerala,Kalpakanchery, India

nice image

6 Dec 2007 5:46pm

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

I think that is a very funny image

6 Dec 2007 6:15pm

Reza from Montreal, Canada

Wonderful details, beautiful background and great framing.

6 Dec 2007 6:27pm

standley from brou-sur-chantereine, France

Great great shot. The details are fabulous

6 Dec 2007 7:24pm

ines from Madrid, Spain

Incredible!! those feathers....perfect!!

6 Dec 2007 9:57pm

Anne from White Rock, Canada

OMG! This is a splendid capture Jerry! I love the way you caught him with his feathers opened up a bit. Such detail! I thought my pelicans were OK, but this has so much more detail (and the day before) GREAT! ;-)

6 Dec 2007 10:03pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Great shot. I really like the pose and angle of his bill. Excellent colors and tones. Well done, Jerry

7 Dec 2007 3:16am

Alfredo J. Martiz J. from Tokyo, Japan

This photo is so beautiful, great one!

7 Dec 2007 11:59am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Masterfully caught, WOW that's awesome!!!

7 Dec 2007 3:43pm

Betty from Harmony, United States


7 Dec 2007 9:58pm

Andrea Auf dem Brinke from Desenzano del Garda (BS), Italy

This image is perfect! Very good composition, BRAVO

8 Dec 2007 11:27am

Meysam from Montreal, Canada

That's marvelous!

30 Dec 2009 4:13am

Canon EOS 30D
1/500 second
ISO 100
300 mm