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Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis

Description:

An unmistakeable, large brown bird (length 110 cm, wingspan 230 cm), which flies with its neck held in an 'S' shape.

Habitat:

Hanging around fishing market waiting for handouts!


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2 Comments

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 5 years ago

Greetings. I have another spotting I'm going to post of a Sea Lion where the pelicans fight for scraps with the Sea Lion. It's pretty cool!

kozoga
kozoga 5 years ago

I was also in that market. Grande. Greetings.

Provincia de Galápagos, Ecuador

Lat: -0.74, Long: -90.31

Spotted on Oct 26, 2013
Submitted on Nov 10, 2013

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