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Brown pelican - Wikipedia

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The brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) is a small pelican found in the Americas. It is one of the best known and most prominent birds found in the coastal ...

Brown Pelican, Identification, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of ...

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Learn how to identify Brown Pelican, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls, and watch videos. The Brown Pelican is a comically elegant bird with an ...

California Brown Pelican - Channel Islands National Park (U.S. ...

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The importance of the Channel Islands National Park for conservation of wildlife is exemplified in its relationship to the California brown pelican. This seabird ...

Brown pelican - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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The brown pelican is a seabird, spending most of its time on or near the ocean. This species feeds on fish and has a very unique way of foraging. Unlike other ...

Kids' Species Information, California Brown Pelican

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Kids species information for 4th, 5th and 6th Grade Students: California Brown Pelican.

Brown Pelican - Smithsonian Marine Station

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Sep 28, 2010 ... Adult brown pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, in breeding color phase. Photo courtesy of K. Jarvis, 2008 IRL Photo Contest. Adult brown pelican ...

Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis - NatureWorks

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The brown pelican is about four feet in length. It has a brown and gray body and a white head with a light brown crown. Its neck is dark brown during breeding ...

Pelicans, Pelican Pictures, Pelican Facts - National Geographic

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When fish congregate in the shallows, the pelicans simply scoop them up. The brown pelican, on the other hand, dives on fish (usually a type of herring called ...

Brown pelican, Coastal Waters, Birds, Pelecanus occidentalis at the ...

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With their keen eyesight, brown pelicans can spot fish from heights of 20 to 60 feet. They dive steeply, with their heads pointed straight down and their wings ...

Brown Pelican - National Wildlife Federation

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Genus: Pelecanus Species: occidentalis. Description: Brown pelicans are large birds with long, thick bills. At the base of the gray bill is an expandable pouch ...

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Brown Pelican, Life History, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of ...

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Learn how to identify Brown Pelican, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls, and watch videos. The Brown Pelican is a comically elegant bird with an ...

Brown Pelican | Audubon Field Guide

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An unmistakable bird of coastal waters. Groups of Brown Pelicans fly low over the waves in single file, flapping and gliding in unison. Their feeding behavior is ...

Brown Pelican - BirdWeb

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Brown Pelican habitat, behavior, diet, migration patterns, conservation status, and nesting.