Is not a jumbo 747 is a pelican landing

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This bird guano is recognizable by its large size, its characteristic body and beak, and the elegant glide flight. It has a dark brown plumage on its back, back, tail and part of its wings. His belly and chest are whitish, and neck varies from white to black according to the station. The upper beak is yellow with red tip, while the bottom has a "bag" light blue that used to capture and store fish after launch and dive at high speed in the water. The pelican lives along the coast, where it forms large colonies, and the guano islands located in an ideal place to breed and nest. Esta ave guanera es reconocible por sus grandes dimensiones, sus característicos cuerpo y pico, y por el elegante planeo de su vuelo. Posee un plumaje de color pardo oscuro en el lomo, dorso, cola y parte de sus alas. Su vientre y parte del pecho son de color blanquecino, y su cuello varía del blanco al negro de acuerdo a la estación. La parte superior del pico es de color amarillo con punta rojiza, mientras que en la parte inferior tiene una "bolsa" de color celeste que la utiliza para capturar y guardar peces después de lanzarse y zambullirse a gran velocidad en el agua. El Pelícano vive a lo largo de la costa, donde forma grandes colonias, y encuentra en las islas guaneras un lugar ideal para reproducirse y anidar.

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Comments (346)

Rafal “Bombel” O'bry… on September 10, 2014

Look similar but good shot(L) Regards Rafal

Constantin Ciocan on October 18, 2014

Gorgeous! Espero que me meta yo juntos en este hermoso país !! L & F. Saludos desde Bucarest!

Jonas12611 on January 10

Terribly good photo like #235, Jonas.

zibixpl on January 26

Beautiful shot! Like!

... by the way, thanks for visit in my gallery.

Greetings from Poland, Zbyszek

Schmeukel on June 14

Excellent capture...great shot, Big like!! Best wishes from Germany, Dietmar

Don Z on June 14

Thank you Dietmar

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 10, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Don Z
    • Camera: SONY DSC-HX10V
    • Taken on 2012/10/18 16:16:40
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 5.02mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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