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American White Pelican

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Description:

The American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) is a large aquatic bird from the order Pelecaniformes. It breeds in interior North America, moving south and to the coasts, as far as Central America, in winter.

Habitat:

wastewater treatment pond along San Francisco Bay


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San Mateo, California, USA

Lat: 37.53, Long: -122.25

Spotted on Jul 21, 2012
Submitted on Aug 2, 2012

Spotted for mission

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