Adults brown pelican's have a white neck, grey-brown upper body and brown/black lower body. Their wingspan is of 90 inches and has an average size of around 40 inches in length. Adult pelicans can be distinguished from juveniles by their plumage. This is a juvenile.
The Galapagos Brown Pelicans can be seen especially around the harbors of most Islands in Galapagos. Brown Pelicans build their nests in mangrove trees or in low-lying coastal bushes such as salt bushes. Female Brown Pelicans lay two to three eggs and both parents share in incubation and feeding.