American white pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

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    Close-up crop of Dec. 17, 2006, A dozen or so American white pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) were feeding in a group at low tide at the edge of Windy Cove in Morro Bay, CA just north of the Museum of Natural History - Canon 5D w/ 300mm IS lens w/ 2X TE on tripod, Photos by Mike Baird, bairdphotos.com
    “American white pelican” “Pelecanus erythrorhynchos"

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    1. {klb♥photography} 83 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Top 20 Birds, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    2. John Stenberg 83 months ago | reply

      Very nice! Thanks for posting it in Birds as Art. Very beautiful capture.


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    3. markus / luchs3333 [deleted] 77 months ago | reply


      I have seen this amazing picture in the "IQ" - Image Quality Group.

    4. Garden_of_Shadows/Away 77 months ago | reply

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    5. Quiet Strength 77 months ago | reply

      This brilliant photo is like a shooting star,
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    6. Krista Roesinger 77 months ago | reply

      This brilliant photo is like a shooting star,
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    7. FilmFree 77 months ago | reply

      One scoop, it looks like, could feed it for a day! Wonderful capture

    8. lookaroundandsee 77 months ago | reply

      This brilliant photo is like a shooting star, splendid!
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    9. ulli_p 77 months ago | reply

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    10. ShutterByMe 77 months ago | reply

      Man he has a scoop on him, doesn't he? Nice capture!

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    11. ^i^heavensdarkangel2 77 months ago | reply

      hmmm....heavenly...
      gorgeous shot...
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    12. pete4ducks 77 months ago | reply

      This brilliant photo is like a shooting star,
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    13. JuttaMK 77 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called BORN TO BE WILD (by Invitation Only), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    14. Ursel Graumann ON / OFF 77 months ago | reply

      WOW !!!

      Your picture has caught my attention and I find it worthy
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    15. bioeuge 77 months ago | reply

      great capture!

    16. snakehandler [deleted] 77 months ago | reply

      beautiful capture Mike! great man.

    17. ibm4381 77 months ago | reply

      Incredible shot.

    18. Ken Bondy 77 months ago | reply

      Great photo Mike!!

    19. Sciadopitys 2 months ago | reply

      American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos ;-)

      (P. onocrotalus is the Old World species)

    20. mikebaird 2 months ago | reply

      Sciadopitys thanks so much for the Pelican ID correction- I found 8 instances of my error. Much appreciated... people like you make the internet work! " (American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, NOT P. onocrotalus)
      www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/326296118/#comment7215764...

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