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Copyright: Kazim Capaci (capaci) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 139 W: 55 N: 150] (1300)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 20D, Canon EF100-400 IS L 4.5-5.6L 77
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Bird of Gediz Delta [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-11-22 11:12
Viewed: 3292
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Dalmatian pelican - Pelecanus crispus - Tepeli pelikan

South Gediz Delta is an important feeding area for this species. The Dalmation Pelican is a globally threatended species . Their presence is one of the main reasons for Gediz Delta being declared as an IBA where currently there are 35 breeding pairs. Their feather colour is dirty white. During the breeding season feathers become crowned and curled. Their eye color is bright yellow and the skin around the eyes is purple. Thier bladder colour is orange and their legs are grey. They have throaty call. They nest in colonies in areas along fresh and saline lakes, bogs, and shallow sea shores. Its height is 160-180 cm, wing span 284-292 cm.

Text from Izmir Bird Paradise web page

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  • Great 
  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2005-11-22 12:46]

Hocam merhaba,
İşte budur dedirtecek fotoğraflardan.
Her bakımdan harika ! Tebrikler.

  • Great 
  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2005-11-22 14:24]

Hi Kazim, very good shot of the pelican. He is nice and sharp, and a well composed image. Thank you.

  • Great 
  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2005-11-22 16:15]

Great job, Kazim. I love pelicans, especially pelicans in flight. You captured this one with sharp details and good light. Well done and TFS. : )

Hello Kazim

Very well composed shot. Great POV. Nice close details. Clarity and sharpness are spot on. Fantastic clear blue BG. TFS.

Eline sağlık Kazım ok iyi yakalamışsın.Tebrikler..

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