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Brown peligan in flight
Pelican Sun
The Loner
Brown Pelican soars
Happy Pelican
A pelican and a seagull fighting over a piece of crab meat.
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Brown pelican sunning on the rocks
Brown pelican resting his head
Pelican Sunset
I Can Still See You
Pelican resting on a dock
brown pelican
Diving Pelicans
California Brown Pelican
A Moss Landing Pelican
Pelicans and seagulls on poles in the bay
Cormorants, Pelicans, Seagull, and Seals
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A pelican sitting on the berm in Naples, FL. We had learned the previous day that pelicans on the berm were a rarity and if they were spotted, it was not a good sign. It meant that they were either old or sick and would not likely make it more than a week or two. While he was beautiful and it was neat to have him so close, I could not help but feel sadness for what is being there meant.

TAGS: Brown Pelican, Florida, Pelican

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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© Heather Rodburg.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
Total Views: 25
Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO500
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PHOTO LOCATION Naples, Florida, United States of America