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Eye See You

Featured in All that is Nature and Pelicans

This Pelican at Monkey Mia, Western Australia, was looking at me, as if it wanted to have its picture taken.

Have included some information regarding the Australian Pelican:

The Australian Pelican

Australia’s largest flying bird, the pelican has a wingspan of 3.5m and the world’s longest bill at 47cm, with an expandable pouch to hold fish.

They forage day and night, alone or in groups, driving fish into the shallows and catching them with their bills. They roost on mudbanks and islands, fluttering their pouch skin to keep cool. They sometimes migrate long distances, flying in loose V formation or in line, soaring up to 3,000m high. They nest in colonies on islands and the chicks gather in groups.

Their diet consists of fish and crustaceans. They inhabit fresh and saline lakes, rivers and swamps.

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australia, birds, blossom, eye, marilyn harris, monkey mia, pelican, western australia

Retirement has made it possible for me to be more creative and what better way to enjoy being creative than photography!
I have been fortunate enough to have traveled throughout Australia, England, Ireland, Europe and Egypt, keeping my trusty camera with me at all times.

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Comments

  • reflector
    reflectorover 6 years ago

    A brilliant extreme close-up ! So full of colour and fine detail ! That beak is just awesome !

  • Ian Tilly
    Ian Tillyover 6 years ago

    Exceptionally captured. Great tone, perfect framing… well done.

  • pat oubridge
    pat oubridgeover 6 years ago

    Glorious image blossom and lovely history

  • whisperingruth
    whisperingruthover 6 years ago

    GORGEOUS macro shot of this magnificent bird blossom!

  • felixx
    felixxover 6 years ago

    Great shot blossom!! You’ve captured so much detail.

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 6 years ago

    PERFECT!!!

  • fdgl65
    fdgl65over 6 years ago

    Lovely shot blossom, just perfect as said above :)

  • Ushna Sardar
    Ushna Sardarover 6 years ago

    fantastic!

  • snowwombat
    snowwombatover 6 years ago

    Nice work… Great colours and detail… Looks like he posed well for you…

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorover 6 years ago

    oh, i love mr pelican !! he’s beautiful….

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