Pelicans are seen at sunset in a water reservoir in the Emek Hefer valley north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on November 21, 2013.
Thousands of migrant Pelicans pass though Israel on their way to Africa, and go back to Europe when summer.
They take advantage of the safety of this artificial water source where they are fed by by local farmers with hundreds of kilogram of fish in a bid to prevent them from eating their other fish intend for sale.
AFP PHOTO/MENAHEM KAHANA
Afghanistan By Steve McCurry.
Photos of 2013 National Geographic Photo Contest, entrants work. Winners in the three categories (people, nature, places) will be published in the National Geographic magazine.
there could be a ghost aggressively breakdancing beside you right now and you’d have no idea
Adventure photographer Chris Burkard trekked to an unlikely locale for his October surfing series: the Icelandic Coast. Burkard and his fellow nordic travelers endured the north atlantic waters to surf against a surreal backdrop of snow, ice and volcanic black sand. ‘Iceland’s dynamism is both friend and foe to the outdoor photographer’, says Burkard. ‘The extreme northern latitudes keep daylight and weather conditions in a state of constant flux. At any given moment, a break in the ever-present cloud cover can yield a spectacular scene.’