"Mr Percival"

© Julie Robinson

"Mr Percival"

Uploaded: September 09, 2006


A tribute to the great Australian author Colin Thiele who passed away this week at the age of 85. One of my favorite books as a child 'Storm Boy' featured a wonderful pelican hero called Mr Percival. September 2006


Evy Johansen level-classic September 09, 2006

Another Beauty, Julie! Wonderful image! #518975

Julie Robinson September 09, 2006

Mr Percival

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member since: 3/18/2005 Terrific capture! Those eyes look so sad! I loved Colin Thiele's books. Yet another famous Aussie has passed away! Great dedication.
9/9/2006 12:07:09 AM


Donna Roberts September 09, 2006

I only found out about Colin's passing today over breakfast in the newspaper.......I guess with so much tragic loss this week it didn't make the big headlines.
A wonderful image to dedicate to a fantastic author.
:-) ddu

Su Sana E. P level-classic September 09, 2006

The clarity of this closeup is just AWESOME, Julie!! I Love those yellow eye lids. #3286129

Nadya Johnson September 09, 2006

Julie, this is spectacular!! Wow. What an outstanding close up! I am not familiar with Colin Thiele but now that you mention him, I will definitely check out his writing. #3286158

Lynne Morris September 09, 2006

WOW Julie this is awesome, love the POV and fantastic detail and colour, great capture! #3286161

Karen Engelbreth September 09, 2006

Julie - fantastic image and a wonderful tribute! #3286163

Barbara Waldoch level-classic September 09, 2006

Terrififc capture, Julie, so much clarity and detail! Love those pelicans. #3286178

Lorraine A. Cook September 09, 2006

Beautiful Tribute Photo to a great author, Julie! The detail in this pelican's face is fantastic!!<:)) #3286184

Pat Gamwell September 09, 2006

This series is DEFINETLY my favorite, Julie! I am in awe of how UNREAL he looks! The feathers look like chenile material & his eyes look pasted on! He's absolutely MARVELOUS! SUPERB work, my friend! #3286245

Marijana Fajgl September 09, 2006

One more awesome capture of the pelican! Great detail, colors and perspective, wonderful image Julie! #3286277

Manuel Barrera September 09, 2006

Beautiful pelican, Julie, the details are awesome. #3286309

Glenn E. Urquhart September 09, 2006

Striking closeup, Julie!!! Very beautiful composition! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3286432

Donald K. Cherry September 09, 2006

Wow, what a sad week for Australia, Steve Earl, the famous race car driver (can't recall his name) and Colin Thiele all passing in the same week! Wonderful image and tribute, Julie! #3286504

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 09, 2006

Fate is socking it to Australia this week for sure! Great shot and tribute! #3286536

Ray Thoms September 09, 2006

Beautiful details....nicely done Julie #3286562

Paula Dwyer September 09, 2006

Incredible colors and detail!!
Excellent capture and tribute Julie!! :) #3286730

Joy Rector September 09, 2006

awsome shot #3286844

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 09, 2006

Fantastic close up. Love the details and the colors. #3287086

Joyce Baldassarre September 09, 2006

That is quite a face there! hmmmm Great shot! #3287208

David Phalen September 09, 2006

Fantastic close up and tribute Julie. #3288594

John Connolly September 09, 2006

A remarkable close up of Percival, Julie! Every pelican we meet, we always say "G'Day Percy" to them, and have always done so since we read the book, and saw the movie. I actually have some video of the pelican that stared in the movie, captured at Adelaids Seaworld before it was forced to close down. #3288835

Paul Sikora September 10, 2006

Another super close up, with all the colour and detail. #3290162

Jenny Bosmans September 10, 2006

Perfect image for your dedication, Julie! Very beautiful and I love it! :) #3290406

Derek D. Dafoe September 11, 2006

These birds are cool!! I wish we had them around here !! Nice shot Julie #3293669

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