I normally don’t shoot pelicans as there are so many pelican images out there. In the late afternoon with the sun setting, this guy just kept repeatedly landing next to me and taking off. I reckon he was telling me, ‘Here I am, shoot me now’, so I did, and then he left.

Mandurah Wetlands, Western Australia

Canon 1D MkIII, Canon 300mm f2.8 IS, 1/1000, f5.6, ISO 200

by David Rennie, Western Australia