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(Juvenile) Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis californicus

Description:

Juvenile gray/brown and white pelican with gray feet

Habitat:

Pier at Oceanside beach in California


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15 Comments

Thank you, Jeannette!

Jeannette
Jeannette 5 years ago

Lovely series :)

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 7 years ago

True Cindy. Less intimidating :-)

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 7 years ago

Thank you Eric. I too would love a dslr but the p&s is doing just fine for now :)

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 7 years ago

Same with me Atul. But now trying to play with the settings. And I just use a point and shoot. Would love to have a dslr soon.

Great pic btw Cindy :-)

Atul
Atul 7 years ago

yep thanks Sean will try that for sure pal

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 7 years ago

Cindy that makes your picture even more amazing as it is so clear for an automatic shot

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 7 years ago

Atul, you need to practice on static things first and get used to how the camera performs with different lighting and how the settings work etc, only then can you use it to photograph nature.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 7 years ago

I usually shoot a couple in auto, then special modes and if I'm lucky and the subject is still there, I brave manual!

Atul
Atul 7 years ago

the manual mode is what i am scared of Sean ,i fear by the time i experiment with it the subject flies off

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 7 years ago

ha ha you where just at the right place at the right time! I am an amateur too, trying to use manual mode ;)

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 7 years ago

Thank you Sean! Sometimes us amateurs get lucky :)

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 7 years ago

I can see it was a beautiful day! the back drop just makes the pictures that more beautiful. Great Photos Cindy!

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 7 years ago

Thanks Sean. It was a beautiful day with a beautiful brave bird!

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 7 years ago

Beautiful pictures!

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 33.19, Long: -117.38

Spotted on Aug 23, 2011
Submitted on Aug 23, 2011

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