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Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis

Description:

The Brown Pelican is the smallest of the eight species of pelican, although it is a large bird in nearly every other regard. The Brown Pelican occurs on both coasts in the Americas and spotted these two while fishing in San Diego.

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3 Comments

FoTony
FoTony 8 years ago

Very nice, I just love pelicans!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 9 years ago

Glad to help Jinky! ;)

Jinki Afrika
Jinki Afrika 9 years ago

Thanks, Stian, for the ID :)

Jinki Afrika
Spotted by
Jinki Afrika

San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Aug 15, 2010
Submitted on Mar 18, 2012

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