Let Sleeping Birds Lie

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© Ron LaFond
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UploadedJanuary 18, 2010
TakenJanuary 14, 2010
ModelCanon EOS 40D
Exposure1/1000 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length105 mm
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This California brown pelican was sound asleep on a big grassy area in Palos Verdes Estates a couple of days back. It was had to pass up being able to get this close to one of these magnificent birds.

Cano 40D
EF 24-105mm L
1/1000 sec.

9 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (17 Jan 2010):

    There is no way I would have passed it up! Great shot!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (18 Jan 2010):

    If he's sleeping, how could he possibly lie?!? I don't think this behaviour in birds should be encouraged! LOL 'Truthfully' a great capture, Ron!!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (18 Jan 2010):

    Never seen one of these beauties, thanks R.

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (18 Jan 2010):

    what a beautiful shot! i love the focus and bokeh!

  • Minno Ramírez Terrón

    Minno Ramírez Terrón gave props (18 Jan 2010):

    great capture and great moment!!!

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (18 Jan 2010):

    What a great opportunity, glad you didn't pass it up. Love the way you have captured it.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (18 Jan 2010):

    beautiful capture, Ron!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (19 Jan 2010):

    He picked an unusual to take a nap. Great capture.

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (22 Apr 2010):

    Love those birds! Great shot Ron, wish he was my travel companion and would donate the occasional fish for my dinner ;)

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