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Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis

Description:

The Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) is the smallest of the eight species of pelican, although it is a large bird in nearly every other regard. It is 106–137 cm (42–54 in) in length, weighs from 2.75 to 5.5 kg (6.1 to 12 lb) and has a wingspan from 1.83 to 2.5 m (6.0 to 8.2 ft).

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Daytona Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 17, 2010
Submitted on Nov 20, 2011

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