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mitchwalters

Pelican Take-Off

While working as a banding intern for the Klamath Bird Observatory during the fall of 2012, I spent many Saturday afternoons canoeing around Klamath Lake photog...
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While working as a banding intern for the Klamath Bird Observatory during the fall of 2012, I spent many Saturday afternoons canoeing around Klamath Lake photographing birds. During this time of year the lake was full of many water bird species, including American White Pelicans. Photographing in a canoe allowed me to get very close to these incredible birds, every once and a while capturing their moment of take off.
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LUsherLamacraft Premium
 
LUsherLamacraft February 08, 2016
Stunning image.
RobertPano
 
RobertPano February 17, 2016
Very nice
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots May 23, 2016
Great capture! Congrats.
ChrisHPhotos
 
ChrisHPhotos July 02, 2016
Brilliant colour and movement.
LesGreenwood
 
LesGreenwood July 09, 2016
very nice color!
abethrivera
 
abethrivera December 14, 2016
It 's a photogenic ! Pretty shot, can I paint it, Mitch?
mitchwalters
mitchwalters January 18, 2017
Of course! Thank you so much!
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YDSpitek February 25, 2017
Beautiful shot. But can't help but think of my son when I tell him to do something and he just.... drags his feet
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Cookies4U February 25, 2017
Gorgeous! Congratulations!
Bob_Ellis
 
Bob_Ellis November 17, 2017
Perfect timing! Beautiful image