Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D; 1/400, f/9.0, ISO 200, focal length 194mm; Canon 55-250 lens; AUTO setting
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A beautiful pelican was showing off its magnificent beak at The Pier overlooking Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.

FEATURED in Love These Creatures, Jan. 13, 2013
FEATURED in The Birds, Nov. 7, 2012


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Having lived most of my life in the northeast U.S., I am enjoying retired life in sunny Florida. I enjoy photographing many different kinds of things, but especially flowers and animals, including the beautiful birds found here in Florida. I am currently using a Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D camera, a Canon 55-250 mm telescopic zoom lens, and a Sony P10 Cyber-shot digital camera. My newest acquisition is a Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, a point and shoot which I will be carrying in my purse.

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  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 1 year ago

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyover 1 year ago

    Perfect Dot.

  • Thanks so much, Carol. Thinking of you today and wishing you good luck with your surgery!

    – AuntDot

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    WONDERFUL capture Dot

  • Thank you, Larry!

    – AuntDot

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • Thanks, Ray!

    – AuntDot

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 1 year ago

    Nice capture.

    Clicking the banner takes you to the group….please enjoy it.

  • Thank you, DG!

    – AuntDot

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 1 year ago

    nice pose! very photogenic bird ;)

  • Merci! Much appreciated, my friend!

    – AuntDot

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyover 1 year ago

    Awesome details on this handsome fella, Dot!

  • Thanks very much, Krys!

    – AuntDot

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonover 1 year ago

    Wonderful close up Dot, great capture.

  • Thank you so much, my friend!

    – AuntDot

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 1 year ago

    Outstanding capture.

  • Thanks, Julie. The pelicans were cooperative subjects that day. They’re just so unafraid of people.

    – AuntDot

  • pcfyi
    pcfyiover 1 year ago

    Nice work featured 11-7-2012

  • Thanks so much! I really appreciate the feature!

    – AuntDot

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