Emek Hefer valley

Pelicans rest as the sun sets behind a water reservoir in the Emek Hefer valley north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. 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.

Menahem Kahana/AFP

Pelicans rest as the sun sets behind a water reservoir in Emek Hefer, north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. Thousands of migrant Pelicans pass though Israel on their way to Africa, and go back to Europe in summer