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20-FEB-2012 © Walter O. Koenig

February 20

Preparing to Land

Pelicans photos have been difficult to get so far this year.
That all changed today. A huge feeding frenzy just off shore near La Jolla Cove brought out hundreds.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR AF
1/2000s f/5.6 at 400.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Buba Jafarli10-Mar-2012 13:59
Marvelous flight shot with amazing details! V.
Carl Carbone24-Feb-2012 23:51
Amazing detail and color. Excellent BIF.
Hernan E. Enriquez23-Feb-2012 14:02
The best!!!!!
Helen Betts21-Feb-2012 20:37
Wow, super capture with excellent detail! I agree with another commenter -- not sure how these guys get off the ground. V.
Jeff Gegner21-Feb-2012 19:02
Stunning capture!
Patricia Kay21-Feb-2012 15:35
Absolutely excellent capture Walter...Its just perfect in every way!...BV
J. Scott Coile21-Feb-2012 15:08
Perfect.
Fong Lam21-Feb-2012 14:45
Perfect flight shot with great details, absolutely beautiful! V
Carla Resh21-Feb-2012 14:39
Super catch and GREAT detail. BV
Raymond21-Feb-2012 14:10
You sure got this one perfect, not an easy thing to do actually. Great one Walter.
Jim Coffman21-Feb-2012 13:46
Superb capture,Walter..
John G Reed21-Feb-2012 13:05
Ditto below. Best J
Norman Richard21-Feb-2012 13:05
WOW ...speechless! V
Stephanie21-Feb-2012 11:38
Outstanding capture Walter! This pelican seems to be frozen in time! VV
Enny21-Feb-2012 09:31
excellent sharp landing image Walter.
René Gysi21-Feb-2012 08:21
Ein tolles Flugbild. Super eingefangen Walter. V
Betty Vlasiu21-Feb-2012 07:50
Wonderful in flight shot !  Excellent details and colors!
Mike H.21-Feb-2012 07:22
Very colorful, fancy pelican specie with a lovely sky background.
First rate BIF shot!
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography21-Feb-2012 07:06
Fantastic shot, vote!
Ulli der Chaot21-Feb-2012 06:52
wow, den hast Du super eingefangen. Respekt!

BV
John Reynolds21-Feb-2012 06:40
Excellent capture. V.
Mark Krause21-Feb-2012 06:14
Nice one Walter! These guys at times just don't look airworthy. ~GMV~
Gérard Koehl21-Feb-2012 05:37
Perfect... V
Bryan Murahashi21-Feb-2012 04:42
An awesome flight capture, Walter. V
globalgadabout21-Feb-2012 04:38
extraordinary moment with this photogenic powerhouse..hats off Walter for this tour-de-force image, so pulsating and potent...V
kpofoto21-Feb-2012 04:27
very nice capture
Christy VB21-Feb-2012 04:26
So beautiful! Amazing you captured so much detail midflight. Just a perfect shot.
joseantonio21-Feb-2012 04:21
Amazig details
Alexander Kazakov21-Feb-2012 04:10
Excellent details! V
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