"The 3 Amigos" Dalmation Pelicans on a misty Lake Srebarna, the Danube Delta, North Eastern Bulgaria Oil on Italian Canvas 70cm x 50cm by Steve Thorley 2022

The Dalmatian Pelican is the largest freshwater bird in the world. Seen all over Eorope and Asia its numbers have been in decline being only 20,000 recorded individuals making it a concern. It hasn't been seen in the U.K. for over 2000 years till recently when it was spotted in Cornwall.

Location: Lake Srebarna, Bulgaria