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Cooling Off?

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 19 May 2009 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

A capture of a pelican on the main pier of Fort Myers Beach, Florida. He spent a lot of time with the wings up in the air, as if he was cooling off. Photo taken March 18, 2009.

Canon PowerShot A630 1/1000 second F/4.0 22 mm

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MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Reminds me of a famous scene in the 'Titanic' movie... :-D

19 May 2009 8:20am

zOOm from Paris, France

Should I saty or should I go ? :-)

19 May 2009 8:47am

Ravi from Bangalore, India

cool shot. you have got him\her pose well for these pics

19 May 2009 11:45am

Mariana from waterloo, Canada

Fantastic moment you capture ! Great !

19 May 2009 2:55pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Your timing was superb.

19 May 2009 3:43pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Maybe he had sweaty wing pits. Or he was just trying to get your attention

19 May 2009 4:59pm

Alun Lambert from cheshire, United Kingdom

really is a big bird, great shot

19 May 2009 7:10pm

Linda from Riga/Sigulda, Latvia

i like this even better than yesterday's shot, the background here helps to single out the bird

19 May 2009 8:19pm

sheye from Canada

Oh wow! - I love this shot.
I love your treatment and the capture is perfect.
This ones really exciting - Great work!

19 May 2009 9:42pm

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

What a great bird shot Steven.

19 May 2009 10:31pm

observing from North West, United Kingdom

I think he's just showing his big wings off....! Great shot and angle.

19 May 2009 11:02pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

These guys look positively prehistoric... great photo!

19 May 2009 11:29pm

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

Nice Shot

20 May 2009 3:45am

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

is he drying off? :) love this guy - so cute!

20 May 2009 2:56pm

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Great shot! Too cute!

29 May 2009 1:41am