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American-white pelican

pelicanus

Description:

Large white bird with magestic black tipped wings, and a huge orange beak for catching fish.

Habitat:

Bolsa Chica, Wetlands.

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9 Comments

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 3 years ago

SE AZ Would be an awesome place to go, I lived in AZ till I was four. A year ago it was 30 degrees here in Claremont.

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 3 years ago

We moved north in '93 from Mira Loma. Sometimes I miss warm winters(okay, every year I miss warm winters - and normal length days). Someday I intend to check out SE AZ as a place to retire

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 3 years ago

Yeah, I like em too! when did you live here? I live in Claremont

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 3 years ago

When I left cali, the browns were just coming back after the DDT near extinction event. I've been seeing whites in Eugene Oregon and in the high desert in inland N california. Makes me wish I were back "home."

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 3 years ago

Really. I mostly see them at wetlands like Bolsa Chica. But that's strange.

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 3 years ago

INteresting... all the years I lived in the area(25+ years ago) I never saw anything other than browns.

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 3 years ago

Thanks Jim!

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 3 years ago

Nice flight photos!

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 3 years ago

Thx Antonio

Desmond.E.S.O
Spotted by
Desmond.E.S.O

Huntington Beach, California, USA

Spotted on Dec 24, 2016
Submitted on Dec 24, 2016

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