The Babysitter by Anna D'Accione

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2 weeks have passed since the last photos of the baby pelicans and they have grown to the size of a fully grown hen, They shuffle around near the water watched by a couple of birds. They are unable to stand on their own feet. I think the weight is a factor, Only one baby stood up but not for two long. Still featherless apart from a few pin feathers emerging

Olympus E-520 Auto setting Telephoto 70-300 lens as is from the camera

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birds, pelicans

Comments

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 5 years ago

    What a great family scene.

  • Thank you for your comment, They were quite funny to see

    – Anna D'Accione

  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanover 5 years ago

    Wow!! they don’t stay little for long. Great family shot.

  • I thought fish was a slimming food, these babies are fast growing, I think the next time I go there they will take to the water, so maybe won’t get a shot. thanks Bev

    – Anna D'Accione

  • kyteflyer
    kyteflyerover 5 years ago

    Cute, Anna. And well caught.

  • Thanks Susie, they look like a live chook raffle

    – Anna D'Accione

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 5 years ago

    FANTASTIC;

  • Thank you so much

    – Anna D'Accione

  • Melle
    Melleover 5 years ago

    A beautiful family portrait. So sweet

  • Thank you so much

    – Anna D'Accione

  • valandsnake
    valandsnakeover 5 years ago

    love the nursery shot, and you are right, they do look like half plucked chooks

  • Thank you so much, six weeks from hatching to almost flight. these were taken 3 weeks after hatching

    – Anna D'Accione

  • Steve Bullock
    Steve Bullockover 5 years ago

    Would love this for the book Anna! steveb013@hotmail.com

  • Sent to your e-mail. Thanks Steve

    – Anna D'Accione

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreover 5 years ago

    Wow this is fantastic, pelicans here have their babies in a nest up high in a tree, so you can’t photograpy them.

  • Thanks Karen, these were on an island in the middle of the lake. (where is here)

    – Anna D'Accione

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