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pac Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 67 W: 13 N: 157] (1783)
Pelican

In medieval Europe, the pelican was thought to be particularly attentive to her young, to the point of providing her own blood when no other food was available. As a result, the pelican became a symbol of the Passion of Jesus - Wiki.

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pac Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 67 W: 13 N: 157] (1783)
lighten
Edited by:trinko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 587 W: 78 N: 322] (4321)

increased black slightly and exposure a bunch
increased saturation a bit
then used quickmask to select the area where the eye is and the feathers seem pushed up.
i then used curves to increase the lightness of the white areas and darken the dark spots
finally i used the dodge tool to lighten the eye