13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Brown Pelican taking Flight
I had been watching Brown Pelicans as they dove for fish on Alligator Creek in Punta Gorda, Florida. In this image, the Pelican was taking flight after resting for a moment on the water. The background was shady and the sun was highlighting the bird.
© Teri Franzen.
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||Nov. 21, 2015, 9:49 a.m.