A pelican is a large water bird with a distinctive pouch under the beak, belonging to the bird family Pelecanidae. Along with the darters, cormorants, gannets, boobies, frigatebirds, and tropicbirds, pelicans make up the order Pelecaniformes. Modern pelicans, of which there are eight species, are found on all continents except Antarctica. They occur mostly in warm regions, though breeding ranges reach 45° south (Australian Pelican, P. conspicillatus) and 60° North (American White Pelicans, P. erythrorhynchos, in western Canada Birds of inland and coastal waters, they are absent from polar regions, the deep ocean, oceanic islands, and inland South America.

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Meeli Sonn is an freelance photographer based in Las Vegas, USA. Meeli specialises in producing high-quality images of our all kind natural world, capturing the beauty and mystery of nature, animals, birds, plants. It needs good eye. Meeli’s love of nature does not end with the landscape, as she aspires to photograph all things natural in his own unique way. Her big passion is macro world.

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  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture Meeli!! :D

  • Thanks very very much. I am so cheerful now

    – loiteke

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Thanks

    – loiteke

  • Phil Threlfall
    Phil Threlfallover 4 years ago

    very excellent shot….well done

  • Thanks very very much. I am so cheerful now

    – loiteke

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 4 years ago

    gorgeous capture

  • Thanks very very much. I am so cheerful now

    – loiteke

  • Jurmale
    Jurmaleover 4 years ago

    So Gorgeous,Meeli!!! Tänan küsimast,kuid ei lähe hästi.Lõpetasin rohtude võtmise ja masendushood tulevad jälle peale…

  • Thanks very very much. I am so cheerful now.
    Kuidas sind küll lohutada. Kas tead, et olen vaadanud su fotod enamus üle ja mulle on need tohutult meeldinud. Vaata ka Image Writing gruppi, kus ma host olen. Pane oma pilte ka sinna, kui neil on juurde kirjutatud midagi.

    – loiteke

  • IngridSonja
    IngridSonjaover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Thanks very very much. I am so cheerful now

    – loiteke

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    nice shot

  • Thanks very very much. I am so cheerful now

    – loiteke

  • Carol2
    Carol2over 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!!!

  • Thanks very very much. I am so cheerful now

    – loiteke

  • Anne-Marie Bokslag
    Anne-Marie Bok...over 4 years ago

  • Wow!!! This is a great surprise and honor, Anne-Marie; Thank you so very much for featuring my image. I appreciate your recognition and acknowledgment very much

    – loiteke

  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...over 4 years ago

    This would be perfect in a new group I am hosting, Pam :)

  • thanks

    – loiteke

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