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Pelicans migrating south

Pelican migrate from Europe to Africa during autumn. Large flocks of birds are on route above Israel, using the thermals rising from the ground to gain and maintain altitude. The younger pelicans have darker appearance.

TAGS: Israel, Soaring

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Hasolelim, Israel
Member since 2016
Photo Information
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© Irit Abramovich.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO160
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