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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pelican in Flight

Walking along the beach along Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay I took this pick of a pelican flying close to sea level. A few others flew past before I timed this shot with the sea as a background to the bird for better composition.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Melbourne, Australia
Camera: DMC-FZ200
Copyright: © Tony Ford