A big year - birds 2019

Challenge #103 in the A Big Year series. Hosted by gidgetto.
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Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2019. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
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2 American White Pelicans taking off and chasing. It certainly looks like their racing. Taken from my deck in Lake Shastina California.
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Submitted: Friday, 28th June, 2019 00:41 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 30th April, 2019
Focal length: 500 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 320
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