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I think yesterday's image left some people speechless. SmileWink

Another from the archives as I don't appear to be doing anything new of late.

Taken in Zaire

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:White Pelican in Flight
Username:lonely_oryx lonely_oryx
Uploaded:20 Feb 2013 - 10:37 AM
Tags:Pelican, Wildlife / nature
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Voters:Derek_Fearn · canonfan · fcc · Hermanus · Growmore · Herge88 · Badgerfred · gary_d · Jenny-D · Stace · leontari · Tibetan · ugly · Big_Beavis · AnneWorner · sweetpea62 · TrevBatWCC · WhiteRose1 · craggwildlifephotography · EAS · Alda · Rock · JuBarney · jaymark1 · danbrann · Richsr · gingerdelight · crookymonsta · KBan · pluckyfilly · mauriceegan · SammyRatFan · Alan_Baseley · dmhuynh72 · moiral · pascalg · Holmewood · DixClix · ChristineD · Rende · jujupops · milky · Lillian · brownsilent · Maiwand · jaktis · buxton · rontear · Meheecho · raygregson · helenlinda · Jat_Riski · annettep38 · Ayoob ·
Views:150
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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2013 - 10:47 AM

Superb inflight capture
Jim

johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa14 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 10:52 AM

Not easy to get this type of shot,well done....John

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
20 Feb 2013 - 11:04 AM

This is a great image John !! You were obviously flying above it to get this image SmileGrin

Herge88
Herge88 Plus Member 840 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 11:34 AM

A well timed shot here.

Best Matt

gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 11:50 AM

Nice to have great shots like this tucked away. - gary

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
20 Feb 2013 - 12:55 PM

Superb inflight capture!
Effrossini

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
20 Feb 2013 - 1:00 PM

Excellent capture good in flight detail like it John, nice one regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

AnneWorner
20 Feb 2013 - 1:07 PM

We used to watch the pelicans when we lived in Florida - amazingly good at fishing Smile, and they actually seem very graceful in the air despite their rather ungainly appearance.

Anne

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 2:09 PM

Superb in flight John,well captured..Lin

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 2:55 PM

A nicely framed and captured shot, John Wink
Trev Smile

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 6:48 PM

What a lovely well captured in-flight shot
Ju

jaymark1
jaymark1  7 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2013 - 6:52 PM

Nice flight shot John, the only I have seen in the wild was in Greece, the fishing man had one for good luck

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10521 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 6:59 PM

Good action photograph John.

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 7:15 PM

Certainly look majestic in flight John
Regards Richard

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 8:54 PM

Well captured in flight

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  741 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2013 - 10:18 AM

fine capture
regards
Yung

DixClix
DixClix  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2013 - 1:08 PM

Super image, they really are big birds!

Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 12:40 PM

Very elegant capture.
Rende

milky
milky Plus Member 11milky vcard Wales
23 Feb 2013 - 4:46 PM

Stunning capture John Beautiful detail-----MilkyWink

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 8:30 PM

Well captured in flight
Lillian

brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2013 - 12:08 PM

Great work with perfect exposure and timing.
Johanna

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2013 - 3:07 PM

Superb flight shot John. A cracker.
Ron

Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
26 Feb 2013 - 3:57 PM

A wonderful in -flight capture
Steve

raygregson
raygregson Plus Member 7raygregson vcard United Kingdom
28 Feb 2013 - 1:24 PM

great capture.ray

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 1:34 PM

Excellent capture SmileSmile
Helen

Jat_Riski
Jat_Riski Plus Member 683 forum postsJat_Riski vcard United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 4:38 PM

Excellent shot John.

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