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Brown Pelican diving.

By rontear  
Wonderfully acrobatic birds considering their size, this one doing what is best , diving. At least these individuals escaped the Deepwater disaster unlike many of the same species.

Tags: Diving Florida Sanibel island Wildlife and nature Brown Pelican

Voters: jennialexander, KBan, SurreyHillsMan and 19 more

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Richsr 11 91 223 England
5 Apr 2011 8:30AM
Certainly look ungainly in that position Ron, good inflight capture.
Regards Richard

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baclark 9 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 8:37AM
Incredible to see such a large bird diving like this. Super feather details and great pose caught here Ron. There's so much our wildlife has to fight against it's a wonder anything survives. Sad
You tend not to think of these birds as great divers but here's the proof, well done Ron great capture.

Natzdad 9 29 2 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 10:34AM
Great in-flight capture,difficult subject well done...Mick
5 Apr 2011 10:46AM
So ungainly looking Ron but that belies their aeronautic skill, excellent in-flight capture,
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
5 Apr 2011 2:48PM
He is an awkward diver, a good capture of the event................Sandy
moiral 7 12 Scotland
5 Apr 2011 6:11PM
Very nice in flight capture. Moira
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 6:40PM
Caught the moment just right Ron and the positioning within the frame is perfect.

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