The dancing couple

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The Great White Pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus also known as the Eastern White Pelican or White Pelican is a bird in the pelican family. It breeds from southeastern Europe through Asia and in Africa in swamps and shallow lakes. Great White Pelicans are large birds with mass of 10 kg (22 lbs), 160 cm (63 in) long and with a 280 cm (110 inch) wingspan. The Great White Pelican is well adapted for aquatic life. The short strong legs and webbed feet propel it in water and aid the rather awkward takeoff from the water surface.
White Pelicans (Pelecanus onocrotalus), Lake Kerkini, Greece, Europe

Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm at 400 mm, 1/1000 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 200
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“A Place To Call Home”
“Greece and all things Hellenic”
“Focus and Lighting”
“You Big Softy”
“High Quality Images”
“Your Country’s Best”
“Amazing Wildlife”
“Colour and light”
“Canon Vs Nikon”
“The Group”

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May 2012 Juried Invitational Exhibition

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