The Dalmatian pelican, seen here on Lake Kerkini, Greece, is the largest species of pelican in the world. It is native to eastern Europe, Russia and Asia, however, its population is currently threatened in some areas from hunting, water pollution and habitat loss, particularly a decline in wetlands.
Canon EOS-1D X; 70–300mm f4.5–5.6 lens; 1/1000 sec at 5.6; ISO 800; Canon angle-finder.
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