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A young Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) comes in for landing on Lake Kerkini, Greece.

© Tesni Ward / Biosphoto

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Lying along the coastline of Lake Kerkini long after the sun had set, this juvenile Dalmatian Pelican came into land directly in front of me. The light from the blue hour gave the image a more atmospheric feel than images taken during the day.

Keywords

Wild animal / Bird / Sea bird / Pelican / Pelican (Pelecanus sp) / Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)

Area / Freshwater wetland area / Freshwater lake

Individual / Nobody

February

Species / Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) / CITES Appendix 1

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / Ramsar convention site

Area / Freshwater wetland area / Artificial wetland area / Stock water wetland area

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Threatened endangered species / Vulnerable (IUCN) VU

Atmosphere (Ambiance) / Twilight / Evening

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Winter

Individual / Stage of development / Young / Immature

Shot / Three quarter shot

Europe / European Union / Greece

Shot / Overview

Motion / Locomotion / Fly (to)

Motion / Locomotion / Flap wings

Land (to)

Enumeration / Alone

Europe / European Union / Greece / Central Macedonia / Lake Kerkini

Latin keywords

Vertebrata / Aves / Pelecaniformes / Pelecanidae / Pelecanus

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