These shots are a few weeks old. Izmir's narrow gulf and the Aegean region at large lay on one of the important migration ways Between Middle East, Africa and Europe. The mild climate, abundant feed and quiet waters attire many species profiting of the land hospitality. Pelican, Stork or Flamingo are only some of them. This proud male cruised only a stone’s throw far off the shore and after giving the pose for me chased and terrorised other males and females around.