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© Keld Bach
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A Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) desperately trying to get airborne, but due to its clipped wings, it struggled in vain. Taken at the Copenhagen Zoo. You can see a larger version here.

14 responses

  • Tim Peters

    Tim Peters   gave props (25 Nov 2009):

    Great capture!

  • Keld Bach

    Keld Bach said (25 Nov 2009):

    Thanks, Tim :)

  • Laurie Brown

    Laurie Brown gave props (26 Nov 2009):

    Great Stop Action!!

  • Keld Bach

    Keld Bach said (26 Nov 2009):

    Thanks, Laurie :)

  • Claudia Castilla

    Claudia Castilla gave props (26 Nov 2009):

    Beauiful!! :)

  • Keld Bach

    Keld Bach said (26 Nov 2009):

    Thanks Claudia, glad you like it :)

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (28 Nov 2009):

    Fabulous capture!

  • Keld Bach

    Keld Bach said (28 Nov 2009):

    Thanks, Karen :)

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (1 Dec 2009):

    I love the sharpness and clarity of this fabulous shot. Great work. It is sad for the pelican though.

  • Mike Melnotte

    Mike Melnotte gave props (10 Dec 2009):


  • Bill Van Gelder

    Bill Van Gelder gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    Must have missed this one. This is excellent.

  • Lynn Pepper

    Lynn Pepper gave props (17 Jan 2011):

    Got my Vote!

  • Nasera S.

    Nasera S. gave props (25 Nov 2016):

    Wow... timing...!

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