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Caribbean Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis


They all look alike but one is dark all over. Then there is the one that looks like the others only he has a dark head while the others all have white heads.

1 Species ID Suggestions

lori.tas 11 years ago
Caribbean Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis Brown Pelican

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Marianne Wells
Marianne Wells 11 years ago

Wow! Thanks everyone and woohoo!, Spotting of the Day... I like it Peter, thanks!

peter 11 years ago

Congrats, Marianne! This made Spotting of the Day!!/projectnoah/status...

SaltwaterHeart 11 years ago

great pic!

CynthiaMHori 11 years ago

the darker ones are younger birds. The rest are in mating plumage. great photo!

Marianne Wells
Spotted by
Marianne Wells

Marathon, Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 19, 2009
Submitted on Apr 8, 2011

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