Photo of the day: Ready for take off, or is it landing?
BRETT Campbell took this lovely photo of a pelican taking off at North Creek, Ballina.
Readers love their creatures as this photo took a whopping 48% of the vote out of a very tough field.
The Photo of the Day is intended to highlight the beauty of the Northern Rivers and the talent of the region's photographers.
As well as appearing here, it is run on Page 2 of The Northern Star's print edition, is used as the cover photo on our Facebook page and forms part of an expanding gallery of images, which you can see below.
To submit an image for Photo of the Day, simply share it to our Facebook page.