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American White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Copyright David Seibel, 2016 (#10616) | Send Comment

Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Exposure: 1/1000 sec, f/14.0, ISO 1250
Lens: Canon 500mm f/4L IS
Date: October 1, 2016
Location: Perry Lake Outlet Channel (Jefferson County, KS)

Description: Crop of Image 10615 to show detail. Notice the fish (tentatively identified as a young largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides) in the pelican's bill. The phrase "out of the frying pan and into the fire" comes to mind.