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Brown Pelican A brown pelican in breeding plumage.  Brown Pelican,Geotagged,Pelecanus occidentalis,United States Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Wow, so crisp and clean.
    Wonderful bird species.
    Posted 8 years ago

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The brown pelican is a bird of the pelican family, Pelecanidae, one of three species found in the Americas and one of two that feed by diving into water. It is found on the Atlantic Coast from New Jersey to the mouth of the Amazon River, and along the Pacific Coast from British Columbia to northern Chile, including the Galapagos Islands.

Similar species: Pelicans, Herons, Ibises
Species identified by srcarpen
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Uploaded Aug 5, 2014. Captured Feb 1, 2013 21:45 in 7-45 Wildlife Drive, Sanibel, FL 33957, USA.
  • NIKON D200
  • f/5.6
  • 1/800s
  • ISO200
  • 600mm