Pelicans

Challenge #6 in the Animals series. Hosted by AlexandruValeanu.
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I was shooting this lone bird from a distance, which was on the shores of a river along with some other waterbirds.I then decided to go closer for a better shot when the bird allowed me to come a bit closer but eventually was fed up of my intrusion and decided to take off.
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Submitted: Saturday, 10th November, 2012 18:40 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 28th October, 2012
Focal length: 274 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F9
ISO: 400
Notes: Taken hand-held with the Olympus E-620 and the 50-200mm lens along with a 2x teleconverter
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