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Caribbean Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis

Description:

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


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4 Comments

Marianne Wells
Marianne Wells 11 years ago

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

peter
peter 11 years ago

Congrats, Marianne! This made Spotting of the Day!

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SaltwaterHeart
SaltwaterHeart 11 years ago

great pic!

CynthiaMHori
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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