Travel Theme : Graceful #2

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The pelican in flight is majestic and graceful…

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Couldn’t resist posting just one more for Ailsa’s travel theme “graceful”.

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26 thoughts on “Travel Theme : Graceful #2

  1. poppytump

    This is a smasher Pauline … just look at those outstretched feathery ‘fingers’ you’ve captured ! It must be a lovely feeling for a pelican to become airborne after all the effort you’ve described Lol

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  2. This is a stunning capture! I didn’t know they had such huge wingspans!

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  3. As others have said this is a wonderful photo of an extraordinary creature. So improbable that it would fly especially with it’s big heavy beak. I would not have thought of this for graceful but it sure is😊

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  4. It’s difficult to capture a moving bird, Pauline, but you did a fabulous job on this one. What a beautiful bird and a wonderful capture of it in flight. πŸ™‚

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  5. Girl Gone Expat

    Beautiful, what a wing span!

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  6. Glad you did. My husband’s mom use to love pelicans. Now that she’s gone, we’ve got a wooden pelican in our shore house. It’s very pretty. Colorful. Jeff will move it from here to there to kind of give ‘her’ a different view every once in a while (after typing this, it sounded kind of creepy, but it’s really very endearing.)

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    • I think the idea of moving the pelican around is a lovely idea, keeping the memory of your Mom alive. I have another photo, somewhere, of a pelican landing and it is driving me mad that I can’t find it. I really should take the time to catalogue and tag the thousands of photos better (make that at all!!!)… 😦

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  7. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Wonderful capture, Pauline. Very graceful inflight, but their landings leave a bit to be desired. πŸ™‚

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  9. I’ve never seen a peilcan in flight – wow!

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    • They are beautiful for such a big bird Gilly and it is magic to watch them skimming just above the waves on the ocean. But they are not graceful on the take off lots of flapping and pedalling of the legs to get up and away…

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  10. Gorgeousness!

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  11. Anonymous

    Woooow nice photo

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  12. Lyn and David Bushby

    Magnificent photo of this beautiful bird in flight. Magic photo Pauline.

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