“Pelican”

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© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Pelican”
Pelicans frequent inland and coastal waters where they feed mainly on fish.

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Cherry Creek State Park, Colorado
04/11/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/500 sec @ f5.6
iso 160
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“Garter Snake”

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© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Garter Snake”
Garter snakes, like all snakes, are carnivorous, and their diets consist of almost any creature they are capable of overpowering.

Garter Snake (Thamnophis elegans terrestris)
Cherry Creek State Park, Colorado
04/13/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/1000 sec @ f5.6
iso 200
© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Killdeer”

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© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Killdeer”
You can find Killdeer near water, but unlike many other shorebirds, they are also common in dry areas.

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)
Pueblo West, Colorado
04/06/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/1250 sec @ f5.6
iso 200
© Teklanika Photography 2013