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American White Pelican

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Description:

Very large, white bird with huge bill. Adults develop a raised vertical plate on the bill in breeding season, which can be seen on this individual.

Habitat:

Fresh water inland lake


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Fountain, Colorado, USA

Lat: 38.71, Long: -104.72

Spotted on May 8, 2011
Submitted on Feb 10, 2013

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