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American White Pelican

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Description:

A huge waterbird with very broad wings, a long neck, and a massive bill that gives the head a unique, long shape. They have thick bodies, short legs, and short, square tails. During the breeding season, adults grow an unusual projection or horn on the upper mandible near the tip of the bill.

Habitat:

shallow wetlands

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1 Comment

Nice capture,congrats and thanks for sharing

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Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Oct 28, 2014
Submitted on Oct 29, 2014

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