* Percy *<p>

Lorna Shutter 9/17/2012 8:10:54 AM

What a cute guy! ... and he even has a name! I love the look of Percy's feathers, his extra long beak and the way his webbed feet are planted in the mud! A fabulous portrait capture of this beautiful Pelican, Carolyn! He gave you a lovely pose! :) #1486866

Gord MacEachern 9/17/2012 8:13:10 AM

Wonderful portrait of Percy , he is quite a looker, very well done Carolyn!! #10326389

Bobby Ray Goodman 9/17/2012 8:49:54 AM

Hi Carolyn,That's a favorite my friend.Beautiful color,clarity and lighting.That is a bird we never see here in the desert and if did I wouldn't have to chase lightning bolts!!!! #10326431

Susan Williams 9/17/2012 10:45:45 AM

What a fabulous capture, Carolyn. I love everything about this image, including how his feet are sinking ever so lightly into the mud. Beautiful work. #10326558

John Connolly 9/17/2012 3:33:53 PM

A well lit portrait of Percy, Carolyn! He has that look on his face! #10326841

Jack Gaskin 9/17/2012 4:17:56 PM

A WONDERFUL Portrait so nice of him to cooperate for it. They are amazing birds. I enjoy just watching them GLIDE through the air seemingly forever w/o having to flap those big wings.

Jack #10326888

Kathy Reeves 9/18/2012 4:49:48 AM

Looks like you found a friend, Carolyn.
Fantastic image! #10327469

Anita Hogue 9/18/2012 5:18:01 AM

A beautiful pelican portrait, Carolyn! #10327507

Louisa Hancock 9/19/2012 4:51:19 PM

A nice close shot of this pelican. You have got great lighting and colour in this image great job Carolyn. Looks like you had great weather. #10329599

Reynaldo D. Reyes 9/19/2012 9:29:49 PM

Perfect composition and capture. Looks like Percy enjoys having his picture taken. Awesome shot Carolyn. #10329919

Michele Peterson 9/25/2012 8:51:02 PM

He looks quite friendly! What a joy to have him pose so nicely for you, it is a perfect portait. #10341680

Tammy Espino 9/26/2012 5:42:50 PM

What a wonderful capture:) #10342758

Heather Loewenhardt 9/29/2012 3:59:57 PM

Love the detail and the pose. He seems to have his eye on you. #10346713

Nadia Paul 10/8/2012 4:30:42 AM

You've captured him so beautifully Carolyn - wonderful pose and detail! #10360177

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Description

One of a brief of pelicans we met whilst on a late afternoon walk on Urangan Beach, in Hervey Bay, Queensland... Captured in mid-winter, on the 26th of July 2012...

Category: ~ Animals ~



Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.70, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: reserved, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: XZ-1

Uploaded on 9/17/2012 6:08:06 AM

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Camera: Olympus XZ-1

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